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Philosophy of religion : a contemporary introduction

Author: Keith E Yandell
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Series: Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Exploring the nature of religion and philosophy, and introducing key thinkers in the history of the field, Yandell guides students through the varieties of religion and of religious experience, the relationships between faith and reason and religion and science, and examines fundamental problems religion seeks to address, such as the nature of ultimate reality and the problem of evil.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith E Yandell
ISBN: 9780415963695 0415963699 9780415963701 0415963702
OCLC Number: 927141224
Description: xxi, 319 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1.Introduction 2.What is Philosophy? What is Religion? What is Philosophy of Religion? 3.What Sorts of Religion Are There? 4. What Sorts of Religious Experience Are There? 5. The Importance of Doctrine and the Distinctness of Religious Traditions 6. Religious Pluralism 7. Monotheistic Conceptions of Ultimate Reality 8. Nonmonotheistic Conceptions of Ultimate Reality 9. Arguments against Monotheism 10. Arguments for Monotheism 11. Monotheism and Religious Experience 12. Arguments Concerning Nonmonotheistic Conceptions 13. Enlightenment-Based Arguments and Nonmonotheistic Conceptions of Ultimate Reality 14. Religion, Morality, and Responsibility 15. Faith and Reason 16. Some Further Vistas
Series Title: Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy.
Responsibility: Keith E. Yandell.

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Exploring the nature of religion and philosophy, and introducing key thinkers in the history of the field, Yandell guides students through the varieties of religion and of religious experience, the relationships between faith and reason and religion and science, and examines fundamental problems religion seeks to address, such as the nature of ultimate reality and the problem of evil.

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