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By Charles Taliaferro, Elsa J. Marty

ISBN-10: 1441111972

ISBN-13: 9781441111975

This is often an imperative and entire source for college kids and students of philosophy of faith. "A Dictionary in Philosophy of faith" is an crucial resource for college kids and students. protecting old and modern figures, arguments, and phrases, it bargains an outline of the important issues that make philosophy of faith the transforming into, full of life box that it truly is this day. as well as the entries co-authored by way of Taliaferro and Marty, best students in philosophy of faith have contributed to the Dictionary, together with Brian Davies, Pamela Sue Anderson, Paul Draper, Jerry partitions, Paul Griffiths, Douglas Hedley, Dale Jacquette, and Victoria Harrison. The Dictionary contains a chronology, an intensive creation to fashionable philosophy of faith, and a bibliography. It covers international religions and resources from east and west. Entries were crafted for readability, succinctness, and engagement.

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M. ): (1) From Parmenides to Wittgenstein, (2) Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Mind, (3) Ethics, Religion and Politics (1981), and Human Life, Action and Ethics: Essays (2005). ANTHROPOCENTRISM. ” The view that humans are the central and most important form of life in the universe. The term “anthropocentrism” is sometimes used pejoratively. Humanism is a more positive term for those who believe humans are of foundational ethical importance. ANTHROPOMORPHISM. ” In the form of a human being; the taking on of human characteristics by a nonhuman entity.

Aenesidemus broke from the Academy (while it was under Philo of Larissa) and defended Pyrrhonism. His Pyrrhonian Discourses influenced Sextus Empiricus. resemble adoptionism; Christ is human and divine insofar as Christ functions as God in the world, revealing to all followers God the Father. On this view, Jesus’ human person and life is adopted by God to represent or embody the Father’s love and character in creation. ADVAITA VEDANTA. ” Shankara (c. 788–c. 820 CE) was its leading proponent. Hinduism includes substantial teachings and philosophy other than Advaita, but the Advaita tradition has received the most philosophical attention in the West.

For example, are there significant differences between intellectual courage and courage involving physical action such as bravery on a battlefield? Can utilitarianism allow for the good of virtues? How do religious or secular worldviews inform the theory of virtues? For example, in religions that involve a Creator, it seems that gratitude for the creation is a virtue, whereas in worldviews with no Creator such gratitude would not be a virtue. (1242–1243), On Truth (1256–1259), On Potency (1259–1263), Summa Contra Gentiles (1259–1263), On the Divine Names (1261), On Evil (1263–1268), Summa Theologica (1265–1272), On the Eternity of the World (1270), On Separate Substances (1271) and numerous commentaries on works of Aristotle.

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