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Developmental Theism: From Pure Will to Unbounded Love

Peter Forrest

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214587
eISBN:
9780191706523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214587.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion

This book is a speculative philosophical theology based on three themes: that a version of materialism is a help, not a hindrance, in philosophical theology; that God develops; and that this ... More


The Power, Knowledge, and Motives of the Primordial God

Peter Forrest

in Developmental Theism: From Pure Will to Unbounded Love

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214587
eISBN:
9780191706523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214587.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion

In the human case there is a limited awareness of future possibilities, and the ability to reject some and so choose others. In the beginning, however, there was an unlimited awareness of future ... More


God and Aesthetics

Peter Kivy

in The Seventh Sense: Francis Hutcheson and Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199260027
eISBN:
9780191597855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260028.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Concerns Hutcheson's theological explanation for the existence of the sense of beauty in human beings.


Kafka's The Trial: Philosophical Perspectives

Espen Hammer (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190461454
eISBN:
9780190461461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190461454.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

The Trial, written from 1914 to 1915 and published in 1925, is a multifaceted, notoriously difficult manifestation of European literary modernism. Written in a relatively abstract language, it tells ... More


Dead Transcendence: Blanchot, Paulhan, Kafka

William S. Allen

in Aesthetics of Negativity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269280
eISBN:
9780823269334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269280.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Blanchot’s first major essays, his reading of Paulhan and the introduction to his first collection, Faux pas, explore how literature exists as a thing that is both in the world and yet removed from ... More


Kafka’s Inverse Theology

Peter E. Gordon

in Kafka's The Trial: Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190461454
eISBN:
9780190461461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190461454.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This essay examines Kafka’s novel, The Trial, in light of the interpretive controversy as to whether it contains any religious meaning. Drawing upon Theodor W. Adorno’s notion of an “inverse ... More


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