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Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology

Mark R. Wynn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560387
eISBN:
9780191721175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560387.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book considers some of the ways in which particular places can acquire special religious significance, as sites for prayer or other kinds of devotional activity, and how knowledge of place ... More


The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Naoko Saito

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224623
eISBN:
9780823235728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224623.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In the name of efficiency, the practice of education has come to be dominated by neoliberal ideology and procedures of standardization and quantification. Such attempts to make all ... More


Knowledge of Place and the Aesthetic Dimension of Religious Understanding

Mark R. Wynn

in Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560387
eISBN:
9780191721175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560387.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter moves from a consideration of the aesthetic dimension of knowledge of place to examine the aesthetic dimension of religious knowledge — drawing on the wider theme of the book that ... More


Against Theology 1

Howard Wettstein

in The Significance of Religious Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841363
eISBN:
9780199950003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841363.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

That Athens and Jerusalem represent dramatically different ways in the world is hardly a new idea. But developments in philosophy—like the work of Wittgenstein—suggest that the time may be ripe for ... More


Arguments from Religious Experience

Caroline Franks Davis

in The Evidential Force of Religious Experience

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250012
eISBN:
9780191681233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250012.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses several ‘arguments from religious experience’ which have had wide appeal. Some of them were not originally intended as ‘arguments from religious experience’ in the full sense, ... More


Natural Law, Moral Constructivism, and Duns Scotus’s Metaethics: The Centrality of Aesthetic Explanation

Richard Cross

in Reason, Religion, and Natural Law: From Plato to Spinoza

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199767175
eISBN:
9780199979592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767175.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Scotus holds that the first principle of natural law is that God should be loved. And he holds that any precept in natural law must be such that it is entailed by this principle. The precepts of the ... More


Justification, Knowledge, and Reasonableness

Robert Audi

in Rationality and Religious Commitment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609574
eISBN:
9780191731822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609574.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter distinguishes rationality from justification and connects both with reasonableness and knowledge. It also explores rationality and other normative notions in the aesthetic realm, which ... More


The Diversity of Religious Commitment

Robert Audi

in Rationality and Religious Commitment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609574
eISBN:
9780191731822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609574.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores some of the many facets of religious commitment. That commitment is not a matter of faith alone, but has volitional and other attitudinal elements. The commitment may be very ... More


Saintly Influence: Edith Wyschogrod and the Possibilities of Philosophy of Religion

Eric Boynton and Martin Kavka (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230877
eISBN:
9780823235612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230877.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Since the publication of her first book, Emmanuel Levinas: The Problem of Ethical Metaphysics, in 1974 — the first book about Levinas published in English — Edith Wyschogrod has ... More


Art after Auschwitz, Again

Thomas Trezise

in Witnessing Witnessing: On the Reception of Holocaust Survivor Testimony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823244485
eISBN:
9780823252732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244485.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins with a historically contextualized reading of Theodor Adorno’s famous phrase, “to write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric,” and transposes the tension Adorno articulates between ... More


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