A Companion to the Philosophy of ReligioneBook - 1999
In over 75 newly-commissioned essays, this outstanding volume provides a comprehensive & authoritative guide to the philosophy of religion. Written by many of today's leading figures, the volume surveys philosophical issues in the religions of the world, philosophical thought about religion in Western history, & important currents in twentieth-century philosophy of religion. Theism is treated systematically in discussions of religious language, the concept of God, arguments for & against theistic belief, & its relations to other aspects of culture, such as science & values. A final section on new directions in philosophy of religion explores feminism, religious pluralism, & comparative philosophy of religion. This volume will stand for many years to come as the standard reference.
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell, 1999.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 639 p.)