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A companion to philosophy of religion

Author: Charles Taliaferro; Paul Draper; Philip L Quinn
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

In 85 new and updated essays written by an outstanding cast of leading scholars and rising stars in the field, this comprehensive volume provides an authoritative guide to the philosophy of religion.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taliaferro; Paul Draper; Philip L Quinn
ISBN: 9781405163576 1405163577
OCLC Number: 437054116
Notes: Revised edition of: A companion to the philosophy of religion.
Description: xviii, 760 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: pt. I Philosophical issues in the religions of the world --
Hinduism / Jonardon Ganeri --
Buddhism / Paul J. Griffiths --
Chinese Confucianism and Daoism / Chad Hansen --
African religions from a philosophical point of view / Kwasi Wiredu --
Judaism / Lenn E. Goodman --
Christianity / William J. Wainwright --
Philosophy in the Islamic context / Aziz A. Esmail, Azim A. Nanji --
pt. II Philosophical theology and philosophy of religion in western history --
Ancient philosophical theology / Kevin L. Flannery --
The Christian contribution to Medieval philosophical theology / Scott MacDonald --
The Islamic contribution to Medieval philosophical theology / David Burrell --
The Jewish contribution to Medieval philosophical theology / Tamar Rudavsky --
Early modern philosophical theology on the continent / Derk Pereboom --
Early modern philosophical theology in Great Britain / Geoffrey Gorham --
The emergence of modern philosophy of religion / Merold Westphal --
pt. III Philosophy of religion and religious philosophy in the twentieth century --
American pragmatism / Nancy Frankenberry --
Personalism / Patricia A. Sayre --
Process theology / David Ray Griffin --
Phenomenology and existentialism / Merold Westphal --
Wittgenstein / John Hyman --
Thomism / Ralph McInerny --
Natural theology / Brian Hebblethwaite --
The Reformed tradition / Nicholas Wolterstorff --
The Jewish tradition / Robert Gibbs --
The Christian East / Paul Valliere --
pt. IV The concept of God --
Perfect being theology / Mark Owen Webb --
Holiness / Jacqueline Mariña --
Omnipotence / Joshua Hoffman, Gary Rosenkrantz --
Omniscience / George I. Mavrodes --
Omnipresence / Edward R. Wierenga --
Goodness / Paul Helm --
Simplicity / Eleonore Stump --
Eternity / Brian Leftow --
Necessity / William E. Mann --
Incorporeality / Charles Taliaferro --
Beauty / Patrick Sherry --
Divine action / Thomas F. Tracy --
Creation and conservation / Hugh J. McCann --
Immutability and impassibility / Richard E. Creel --
Providence / Thomas P. Flint --
Pantheism / Michael Levine --
Religious language / Janet Soskice. pt. V The justification of religious belief --
Ontological arguments / Peter van Inwagen --
Cosmological arguments / William L. Rowe --
Teleological and design arguments / Laura L. Garcia --
Moral arguments / C. Stephen Evans --
Arguments from consciousness and free will / Stewart Goetz --
Miracles / George N. Schlesinger --
Religious experience / Keith E. Yandell --
Cumulative cases / Paul Draper --
Pragmatic arguments / Jeffrey Jordan --
Tradition / Basil Mitchell --
Fideism / Terence Penelhum --
pt. VI Challenges to theistic belief --
The presumption of atheism / Antony Flew --
The verificationist challenge / Michael Martin --
Theism and incoherence / Michael Martin --
Foreknowledge and human freedom / Linda Zagzebski --
The problem of no best world / Klaas J. Kraay --
The logical problem of evil / Michael L. Peterson --
The evidential problem of evil / Graham Oppy --
Divine hiddenness / J.L. Schellenberg --
Naturalistic explanations of theistic belief / Kai Nielsen --
pt. VII Religion and science --
Historical perspectives on religion and science / John Hedley Brooke --
Theism and physical cosmology / William Lane Craig --
Theism and evolutionary biology / William Hasker --
Theism and the scientific understanding of the mind / Robert Audi --
Theism and technology / Frederick Ferré --
pt. VIII Religion and values --
The ethics of religious commitment / Samantha Corte --
Divine command ethics / Janine Mark Idziak --
Natural law ethics / Robert P. George --
Religion, law, and politics / Paul J. Weithman --
Theism and toleration / Edward Langerak --
Sin and original sin / Philip L. Quinn --
Atonement, justification, and sanctification / John E. Hare --
Resurrection, heaven, and hell / Jonathan L. Kvanvig --
Reincarnation and karma / Paul Reasoner --
pt. IX Current trends and new directions --
Theological realism and antirealism / Roger Trigg --
Wittgensteinian philosophy of religion / John H. Whittaker --
Continental philosophy of religion / John D. Caputo --
Reformed epistemology / Alvin Plantinga --
Evidentialism / Richard Swinburne --
Feminism / Sarah Coakley --
Philosophical reflection on revelation and scripture / William J. Abraham --
Philosophical reflection on mysticism / Anthony Novak Perovich, Jr. --
Religious pluralism / John Hick --
Comparative philosophy of religion / Paul J. Griffiths.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to philosophy, 9.
Other Titles: Companion to the philosophy of religion.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Taliaferro, Paul Draper, and Philip L. Quinn.
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