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AdorationThe Deconstruction of Christianity II

Adoration: The Deconstruction of Christianity II

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823242948
eISBN:
9780823242986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242948.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This second volume in The Deconstruction of Christianity explores the stance or bearing that would be appropriate for us now, in the wake of the dis-enclosure of religion and the retreat of God: that ... More

Alternative Concepts of GodEssays on the Metaphysics of the Divine

Alternative Concepts of God: Essays on the Metaphysics of the Divine

Andrei Buckareff and Yujin Nagasawa (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198722250
eISBN:
9780191789090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The concept of God according to traditional Judeo-Christian-Islamic theism minimally includes the following theses: (i) There is one God; (ii) God is an omniscient, omnipotent, and morally perfect ... More

Anselm on Freedom

Anselm on Freedom

Katherin Rogers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231676
eISBN:
9780191716089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231676.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, General

Anselm is the first Christian philosopher to defend a libertarian analysis of created freedom. In doing so he proposes viable answers to perennial questions in the philosophy of religion: If God ... More

Apophatic BodiesNegative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Chris Boesel and Catherine Keller (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230815
eISBN:
9780823235087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230815.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The ancient doctrine of negative theology or apophasis—the attempt to describe God by speaking only of what cannot be said about the divine perfection and goodness—has taken on new ... More

Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other

Apparitions—Of Derrida's Other

Kas Saghafi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231621
eISBN:
9780823235094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231621.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapters of this book revolve around the notion of the other in Jacques Derrida's work. How does Derrida write of and on the other? Arguing that Derrida offers the most attentive ... More

Augustine's ConfessionsPhilosophy in Autobiography

Augustine's Confessions: Philosophy in Autobiography

William E. Mann (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199577552
eISBN:
9780191788871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577552.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, History of Philosophy

Augustine’s Confessions is a masterpiece of world literature. Written by Augustine at the height of his philosophical and rhetorical skills, the Confessions is at once autobiographical, ... More

Being, Freedom, and MethodThemes from the Philosophy of Peter van Inwagen

Being, Freedom, and Method: Themes from the Philosophy of Peter van Inwagen

John A. Keller (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198715702
eISBN:
9780191783401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715702.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

In The Philosophy of Philosophy, Timothy Williamson wrote that Peter van Inwagen’s work is among the “liveliest, exactest, and most creative…of the final third of the 20th Century.” This collection ... More

Believing by FaithAn Essay in the Epistemology and Ethics of Religious Belief

Believing by Faith: An Essay in the Epistemology and Ethics of Religious Belief

John Bishop

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199205547
eISBN:
9780191709432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205547.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Can it be justifiable to commit oneself ‘by faith’ to a religious claim when its truth lacks adequate support from one's total available evidence? After critiquing both Wittgensteinian and Reformed ... More

Between Chora and the GoodMetaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Charles P. Bigger

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223503
eISBN:
9780823235117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223503.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Plato's chora as developed in the Timaeus is a creative matrix in which things arise and stand out in response to the lure of the Good. Chora is paired with the Good, its polar ... More

Challenges to Moral and Religious BeliefDisagreement and Evolution

Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief: Disagreement and Evolution

Michael Bergmann and Patrick Kain (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199669776
eISBN:
9780191778650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669776.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This volume contains fourteen original Chapters by philosophers, theologians, and social scientists on challenges to moral and religious belief from disagreement and evolution. Three main questions ... More

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