By Daniel A. Dombrowski
A Platonic Philosophy of faith demanding situations conventional perspectives of Plato’s non secular inspiration, arguing that those overstate the case for the veneration of Being in preference to changing into. Daniel A. Dombrowski explores how method or neoclassical views on Plato’s view of God were ordinarily ignored, impoverishing either our view of Plato and our view of what may be stated in modern philosophy of faith on a Platonic foundation. taking a look at the mostly missed later dialogues, Dombrowski unearths a dynamic theism in Plato and offers a brand new and intensely assorted Platonic philosophy of faith. The work’s interpretive framework derives from the appliance of approach philosophy and discusses the continuation of Plato’s inspiration within the works of Hartshorne and Whitehead.
“…provide[s] a few a lot wanted clean air for the examine of the philosophy of faith in that it not just makes an attempt to discover an appropriate demeanour within which to install metaphysical propositions, but in addition in that it issues towards new chances for re-thinking the function of faith in our international today.” — Louvain Studies
“…Dombrowski, recognized for his contributions to the philosophy of environmentalism, provides us with a ebook that gives a neoclassical point of view on Plato’s philosophy of God … Dombrowski’s e-book merits our attention.” — American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly
“The finest questions raised through this ebook relate to the best way the writings and perspectives of philosophers can or could be interpreted … it will likely be learn with nice curiosity via these philosophers who discover and train classes within the philosophy of faith, particularly Platonic scholars.” — Philosophy in Review
“Dombrowski makes a major contribution to technique theology and philosophy.” — John B. Cobb Jr., writer of Postmodernism and Public coverage: Reframing faith, tradition, schooling, Sexuality, category, Race, Politics, and the Economy
“By skillfully and obviously demonstrating the textual and argumentative significance of elements of Plato’s paintings that have usually been systematically overlooked or underappreciated, Dombrowski convincingly develops the inspiration of a dipolar Platonic philosophy of religion.” — Brian G. Henning, Mount Saint Mary’s University
Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle college. he's the writer of a number of books, together with Rawls and faith: The Case for Political Liberalism, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.
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