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Lessing's Philosophy of Religion and the German Enlightenment

Toshimasa Yasukata

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144949
eISBN:
9780199834891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144945.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–81) is held in high esteem as one who marks the cutting edge of the German Enlightenment. He was the very first German to achieve a spiritually and intellectually ... More


Christianity, philosophy, and the end of modernity

Holger Zaborowski

in Robert Spaemann's Philosophy of the Human Person: Nature, Freedom, and the Critique of Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576777
eISBN:
9780191722295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576777.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter further analyzes Spaemann's philosophy of religion and his understanding of Christianity. It focuses on the question of how Spaemann's philosophy provides a model for relating ... More


Hegel and Christian Theology: A Reading of the Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion

Peter C. Hodgson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273614
eISBN:
9780191602443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273618.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Hegel’s Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion is one of the most important resources from the nineteenth century for theology as it faces the challenges of modernity and postmodernity. A critical ... More


Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel

Thomas A. Lewis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595594
eISBN:
9780191729072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595594.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This book analyzes Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel analyzes Hegel's philosophy of religion and develops its significance for ongoing debates about the relation between ... More


Conclusion

Genia Schönbaumsfeld

in A Confusion of the Spheres: Kierkegaard and Wittgenstein on Philosophy and Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199229826
eISBN:
9780191710766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229826.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This final chapter sums up the main arguments of the book. It's aims have been to trace the parallels in Kierkegaard's and Wittgenstein's conception of philosophy and examine the affinities in their ... More


The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

William J. Wainwright (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The philosophy of religion as a distinct discipline is an innovation of the last 200 years, but its central topics—the existence and nature of the divine, humankind’s relation to it, the nature of ... More


Feminism and Analytic Philosophy of Religion

Sarah Coakley

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers a sustained analysis of the two major feminist critiques of analytic philosophy of religion: Grace Jantzen’s Becoming Divine and Pamela Sue Anderson’s A Feminist Philosophy of ... More


Philosophy of religion in the twentieth century

Stewart Sutherland

in A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain, 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263051
eISBN:
9780191734090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263051.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the philosophy of religion during the twentieth century. The influence of Immanuel Kant and David Hume on the discussion of theological and religious issues by philosophers is ... More


The Metaphysics of Creation: Aquinas's Natural Theology in Summa contra gentiles II

Norman Kretzmann

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246540
eISBN:
9780191597879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246548.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Metaphysics of Creation is a continuation of the project begun in The Metaphysics of Theism, moving the focus to the second book of Aquinas's Summa contra gentiles. Building upon his ... More


Probability in the Philosophy of Religion

Jake Chandler and Victoria S. Harrison

in Probability in the Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199604760
eISBN:
9780191741548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604760.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

While situating the contribution of the volume within the recent trajectory of philosophy of religion, this chapter highlights the formative role that the notion of probability has exercised on the ... More


From Heresy to Nature: Leo Strauss’s History of Modern Epicureanism

Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft

in Dynamic Reading: Studies in the Reception of Epicureanism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794959
eISBN:
9780199949694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794959.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, European History: BCE to 500CE

Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft, with his paper “From Heresy to Nature: Leo Strauss’s History of Modern Epicureanism,” traces the varying roles of the “Epicurean” throughout Strauss’s ... More


Idealist Philosophy of Religion

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It has been said that to its adherents philosophy of religion was the most important part of Idealism, and in this chapter it is argued that British Idealism offered a solution to the Victorian ... More


Introduction

William J. Wainwright

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The introduction offers a brief account of the history and nature of philosophy of religion with particular attention to the complex developments of the past 400 years. Diverse (and sometimes ... More


On Analytic Theology

Oliver D. Crisp

in Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199203567
eISBN:
9780191708190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203567.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents a possible research programme that could provide a fruitful means of thinking theologically. The theological model under consideration draws upon one stream of current ... More


The Depth of Disagreement

Richard Messer

in Does God’s Existence Need Proof?

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269717
eISBN:
9780191683763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269717.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the criticism of cognitive philosophers of religion on the views of D. Z. Phillips about the need to rationally prove the existence of God. Cognitive philosophers accused ... More


. Introduction

Michael C. Banner

in The Justification of Science and the Rationality of Religious Belief

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240198
eISBN:
9780191680113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240198.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses religious faith and the differences between scientific belief and religious belief. The chapter also includes a discussion on the many works on the philosophy of religion and ... More


The Metaphysics of Theism: Aquinas's Natural Theology in Summa contra gentiles I

Norman Kretzmann

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246533
eISBN:
9780191597886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924653X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Metaphysics of Theism presents an explanation and evaluation of Aquinas's natural theology, the paradigm of which is the first book of the Summa contra gentiles. Natural theology ... More


Continental Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction

Philip Goodchild

in Rethinking Philosophy of Religion: Approaches from Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222063
eISBN:
9780823235605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222063.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explains the concept of continental philosophy of religion. In English-speaking countries the philosophy of religion focuses largely on truth-claims, rationality, ... More


Preparing for the Journey: An Introduction

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Provides a survey of Rousseau and the issues that pertain to the relation between the public and private life. Rousseau has presented many faces: the social theorist, ethicist, political and ... More


The Appropriateness of the Proofs

Richard Messer

in Does God’s Existence Need Proof?

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269717
eISBN:
9780191683763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269717.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter evaluates the appropriateness of the Proofs of God based on the analysis of the differing views of Richard Swinburne and D.Z. Phillips. It argues that the replies of Swinburne and ... More


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