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Faithful to the earth : Nietzsche and Whitehead on God and the meaning of human life

Author: J Thomas Howe
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work argues that Whitehead's understanding of God lays the foundation for a religious life similar to that described in Nietzsche's tragic philosophy. In Howe's eyes, the theology of Whitehead  Read more...

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Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Alfred North Whitehead; Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Alfred North Whitehead; Alfred North Whitehead; Friedrich Nietzsche
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Thomas Howe
ISBN: 0742514447 9780742514447 0742514455 9780742514454
OCLC Number: 51639256
Description: xii, 185 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Death of God and the Problem of Nihilism --
The Rise and Development of the Christian Moral Interpretation, Part 1: Socratic Platonism --
The Rise and Development of the Christian Moral Interpretation, Part 2: Christianity and Kantian Philosophy --
Nietzsche and the Life of Affirmation --
Whitehead's Criticism of the Classical Christian Doctrine of God --
The Life and the Sense of the World --
Whitehead's View of God and the Religious Life.
Responsibility: J. Thomas Howe.

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Good comparative philosophy is insightful in the contrasts drawn as well as the significant comparisons. Howe's study of Nietzsche and Whitehead succeeds on both accounts. Howe is especially Read more...

 
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