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Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1901 and 1991, Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion offers a selection of outstanding scholarship covering many aspects of philosophical enquiry into belief and faith. Topics include the history of atheism, natural religion, Christian ethics and the human soul. Some books look specifically at philosophers such as Hobbes, Plato, Kant, Feuerbach, Kierkegaard and Pascal. From classic works by Edward Westermarck, John Laird and G.D. Hicks to more recent investigations, this set contains important works by the likes of D.Z. Phillips, Frederick Ferré and A.C. Ewing making it an essential collection of these previously out-of-print works in a key subject.

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  1. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1901 and 1991, Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion (40 volume set) offers a selection of outstanding scholarship covering many aspects of philosophical enquiry into belief and faith. Topics include the history of atheism, natural...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A History of Atheism in Britain

    From Hobbes to Russell

    By David Berman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Probably no doctrine has excited as much horror and abuse as atheism. This first history of British atheism, first published in 1987, tries to explain this reaction while exhibiting the development of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. Although avowed atheism appeared surprisingly late – 1782 in...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. A Philosophy of Christian Morals for Today

    By Robert Corkey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Philosophers have been sharply divided in attempts to reconcile the validity of the moral distinctions essential to social well-being with the apparent ethical neutrality of the factual world. The failure to find an agreed solution to this problem produced the popular theory of Logical Empiricism,...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. An Analytical Philosophy of Religion

    By Willem Frederik Zuurdeeg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This original study, published initially in 1959, introduces students of philosophy and of theology to a treatment of religion based upon the methods of modern philosophy – particularly logical empiricism and existentialism. Above and beyond the importance of its point of view, this book is...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Basic Modern Philosophy of Religion

    By Frederick Ferré

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This book provides a reasoned, comprehensive understanding of what religion is as well as a clear and critical assessment of whether, in the light of modern developments in philosophy, contemporary thinking people can responsibly maintain religious belief in God. The book is divided into three...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Christian Ethics

    By Robert Cecil Mortimer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    A discussion of the general presuppositions and ideas which underlie the Christian ethical teaching, treating of such subjects as conscience, the concepts of sin and virtue, and the relation between morality and religion. The book also attempts to explain the traditional Christian attitudes towards...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Christianity and Morals

    By Edward Alexander Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    A thorough examination of many aspects of morality through the lens of Christianity, this book, originally published in 1939, is philosophical in its approach to assessing religion. It compares moral traditions of many world religions and describes their changes over time as well. Written...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. David Hume: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion In Focus

    Edited by Stanley Tweyman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Based on the original handwritten manuscript, this book provides a new, accurate edition of Hume’s important work, faithful to his original text, marginal notes, and changes. Stanley Tweyman’s comprehensive introduction gives an interpretation of the Dialogues as a whole, as well as close analysis...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Deity and Morality

    With Regard to the Naturalistic Fallacy

    By Burton F. Porter

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This book describes the "naturalistic fallacy", as attributed to Hume, that non-moral premises cannot logically entail a moral conclusion, and distinguishes it from the similarly named though subtly different fallacy identified by Moore in Principia Ethica by comparing and contrasting its presence...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Experience, Explanation and Faith

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

    By Anthony O'Hear

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    In this book Anthony O’Hear examines the reasons that are given for religious faith. His approach is firmly within the classical tradition of natural theology, but an underlying theme is the differences between the personal Creator of the Bible or the Koran and a God conceived of as the...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

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