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  1. On Christian Belief

    A Defence of a Cognitive Conception of Religious Belief in a Christian Context

    By Andrew Collier

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    "On Christian Belief" offers a defense of realism in the philosophy of religion. It argues that religious belief--with particular reference to Christian belief--unlike any other kind of belief, is cognitive; making claims about what is real, and open to rational discussion between believers and...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Christianity and Marxism

    A Philosophical Contribution to their Reconciliation

    By Andrew Collier

    Andrew Collier analyses recent cooperation between Christianity and Marxism after earlier years of antagonism. He first discusses the nature of Christianity and Marxism and their place amongst contemporary world views, before looking at areas of apparent conflict and possible reconciliation. This...

    Published January 24th 2007 by Routledge

  3. In Defence of Objectivity

    By Andrew Collier

    This volume addresses the interlocking themes of realism, objectivity, existentialism and (eco-socialist) politics, based on critical realism. However, it moves beyond the purely scientific orientation of earlier contributions to this philosophy, to further develop the themes.The title essay...

    Published January 24th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Transcendence

    Critical Realism and God

    By Margaret S. Archer, Andrew Collier, Douglas V. Porpora

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Atheism as a belief does not have to present intellectual credentials within academia. Yet to hold beliefs means giving reasons for doing so, ones which may be found wanting. Instead, atheism is the automatic default setting within the academic world. Conversely, religious belief confronts a...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Being and Worth

    By Andrew Collier

    Series: Critical Realism: Interventions (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Being and Worth extends recent depth-realist philosophy to the question of values. It argues that beings both in the natural and human worlds have worth in themselves, whether we recognise it or not. This view is defended through and account of the human mind as essentially...

    Published April 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  6. Critical Realism

    Essential Readings

    Edited by Margaret Archer, Roy Bhaskar, Andrew Collier, Tony Lawson, Alan Norrie

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Critical realism is a movement in philosophy and the human sciences most closely associated with the work of Roy Bhaskar. Since the publication of Bhaskars A Realist Theory of Science, critical realism has had a profound influence on a wide range of subjects. This reader makes accessible, in one...

    Published September 17th 1998 by Routledge

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