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The philosophy of Jonathan Edwards : a study in divine semiotics

Author: Stephen H Daniel
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1994.
Series: Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
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"Stephen H. Daniel presents a comprehensive analysis and redefinition of the thought of Jonathan Edwards. Though well known in literary, historical, and religious circles, Edwards is a puzzle to philosophers. Attempts to portray him in terms of the classical modern dispute between empiricism and rationalism are inevitably frustrated by his blend of philosophy, rhetoric, history, and religious doctrine." "Daniel  Read more...
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Daniel, Stephen H. (Stephen Hartley), 1950-
Philosophy of Jonathan Edwards.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1994
(DLC) 93050171
(OCoLC)29636849
Named Person: Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards; Jonathan Edwards, Theologe 1703-1758.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen H Daniel
ISBN: 0585001227 9780585001227
OCLC Number: 42854065
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 212 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: I. The Prospect of Semiotics. The Invitation of Typology. The Semiotic Context. The Renaissance Episteme --
II. The Discourse of Typology. The Vocabulary of Nature. Two Texts: Nature and Scripture. The Nature of Typological Relations --
III. The Logics of Creation. The Stoicism of Ramist Logic. The Ontology of Supposition. Corporeality and Mentality as Rhetorical Placement --
IV. The Trinity and Creation. The Logic of the Trinity. Why God Creates --
V. The Ontology of Original Sin. The Fall. The Imputation of Subjectivity --
VI. Freedom and Moral Agency. Intentionality of Will as Philosophical Necessity. Divine Decrees and Foreknowledge. Virtue as Consent --
VII. The Knowledge of Beauty. Consent. Knowledge and Grace. Concluding Remarks: The Propriety of Christ.
Series Title: Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
Responsibility: Stephen H. Daniel.

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"In this challenging work, Daniel draws on the semiotics of Foucault, Kristeva, and Peirce to explore Edwards's typology... elegant and important ... " - Library Journal "A provocative and at times Read more...

 
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