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Jacqueline Mariña

in Transformation of the Self in the thought of Schleiermacher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199206377
eISBN:
9780191709753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206377.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter outlines Schleiermacher's vision of how human nature is to be ensouled through reason. The focus is on Schleiermacher's positive conception and valuation of embodied, finite ... More


The Bible and Natural Law

Matthew Levering

in Biblical Natural Law: A Theocentric and Teleological Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535293
eISBN:
9780191715839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535293.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Many contemporary exegetes and theologians conclude that the Bible does not contain natural law doctrine. This chapter first surveys important exegetical works on biblical ethics and law in Judaism ... More


What Is Pragmatic Religious Naturalism, and What Does It Have to Do with Du Bois?

Jonathon S. Kahn

in Divine Discontent: The Religious Imagination of W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307894
eISBN:
9780199867516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307894.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter defines pragmatism and pragmatic religious naturalism through a reading of pragmatists William James, John Dewey, and George Santayana. It shows how Du Bois constructs crucial notions of ... More


Gazing Through a Prism Darkly: Reflections on Merold Westphal's Hermeneutical Epistemology

B. Keith Putt (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230457
eISBN:
9780823235223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230457.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Merold Westphal has been in the foremost ranks of philosophers who proclaim a new post-secular philosophy. By articulating an epistemology sensitive to the realities of cognitive ... More


Persons and Other Matters

Simon J. Evnine

in Epistemic Dimensions of Personhood

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239948
eISBN:
9780191716898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239948.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, it is argued that person is not a natural kind (in particular, not the natural kind human being) but a social kind, membership in which is partly determined by satisfaction of some ... More


Hermeneutics and Holiness

Merold Westphal

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/9780199203567.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

As an alternative to ‘analytic theology’, a ‘continental’ approach is presented in this chapter. The possibility that phenomenology, especially a phenomenology that has taken the hermeneutical turn, ... More


 Radical Evil and the Narration of Goods

John Wall

in Moral Creativity: Paul Ricoeur and the Poetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195182569
eISBN:
9780199835737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195182561.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The simplest (but by no means the only) form in which moral life itself requires creativity lies in the self’s teleological narration, alongside others, of the meaning of biological, social, and ... More


Epilogue: Critical Hermeneutics

Jarrett Zigon

in Disappointment: Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278237
eISBN:
9780823280650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278237.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The epilogue attempts to bring together this experiment in analysis and politics by means of delineating the hermeneutic character of existence. Because of this hermeneutic character of existence, it ... More


Dying in the Twenty-First Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well

Lydia M.D. Dugdale (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029124
eISBN:
9780262328579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029124.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Most of us are generally ill-equipped for dying. Today, we neither see death nor prepare for it. But this has not always been the case. In the early fifteenth century, the Catholic Church published ... More


Theology and Transfiguration

A. N. Williams

in The Architecture of Theology: Structure, System, and Ratio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199236367
eISBN:
9780191728556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236367.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Debates over the use of reason in theology have tended to ignore the significance of the doctrine of sanctification. The human capacities after the Fall are not, on the theological account, either ... More


The Finitude of the Past and the Existence of God

William Lane Craig

in Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263838
eISBN:
9780191682650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263838.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter presents an essay which evaluates the history of the argument about the finitude of the past and the existence of God in Christian, Islamic, and Jewish thought. It argues in defense of ... More


Atheism, Theism, and Big Bang Cosmology

Quentin Smith

in Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263838
eISBN:
9780191682650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263838.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter begins a debate on the relevance of Big Bang cosmology to the philosophy of religion. It deals with William Lane Craig's theistic cosmological argument that Big Bang cosmology and ... More


Freedom and Limits

John Lachs

Patrick Shade (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This collection of articles by American philosopher, John Lachs, includes Lachs's discussions of philosophy of mind, medical ethics, his theories of mediation and choice-inclusive facts, and his ... More


Questions of Phenomenology: Language, Alterity, Temporality, Finitude

Françoise Dastur

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823233731
eISBN:
9780823277070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233731.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book guides the reader through a series of phenomenological questions—language and logic, self and other, temporality and history, finitude and mortality—that also call phenomenology itself into ... More


Thresholds of Listening: Sound, Technics, Space

Sander van Maas (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264377
eISBN:
9780823266784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264377.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book addresses recent and historical changes in the ways listening has been conceived. Listening, having been emancipated from the passive, subjected position of reception, has come to be ... More


Second‐Order Logic and Mathematics

Stewart Shapiro

in Foundations without Foundationalism: A Case for Second-Order Logic

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250296
eISBN:
9780191598388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250290.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

There are a number of central notions that have adequate characterizations in second‐order languages, with no special non‐logical terminology, but which cannot be defined in a first‐order languagedue ... More


Chapter Two

A. W. Moore

in Points of View

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250623
eISBN:
9780191598050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250622.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

I next consider the significance of my question. I give various reasons for thinking that a negative answer would be disquieting. Such an answer would signal limits to how objective we can be; it ... More


Chapter Nine

A. W. Moore

in Points of View

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250623
eISBN:
9780191598050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250622.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

I further argue that we can make sense of (ii). This requires a critique of nonsense, since, for reasons that I give, what replaces ‘x’ in the schema must be nonsense. I endorse an austere view of ... More


Groundless Grounds: A Study of Wittgenstein and Heidegger

Lee Braver

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016896
eISBN:
9780262301718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016896.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger are two of the most important—and two of the most difficult—philosophers of the twentieth century, indelibly influencing the course of continental and ... More


Coda

Victoria Kahn

in The Future of Illusion: Political Theology and Early Modern Texts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083872
eISBN:
9780226083902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083902.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The coda explores Yirmiyahu Yovel’s notion of dark enlightenment or a philosophy of immanence as a critique of political theology.


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