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Major Works: Metaphysics

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 new and published major works in the subject of Metaphysics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Heaven Wasn't His Destination

    The Philosophy of Ludwig Feuerbach

    By William B. Chamberlain

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    If forced to state Feuerbach’s philosophical genealogy, one would have to say that he was son of Hegel, father of Marx, and half-brother of Comte. In his own day he had many a celebratory and many a vilifier. His philosophy has received very little direct treatment in the English language....

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Humanity and Deity

    By Wilbur Marshall Urban

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This book is an attempt at a restatement of the traditional view of the relation of God to man. In opposition to humanism which proposes a religion of pure humanity, and to the theology of crisis which, so to speak, teaches a religion of pure Deity, it maintains a view of religion and theology...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Mind and Deity

    Being the Second Series of a Course of Gifford Lectures on the General Subject of Metaphysics and Theism given in the University of Glasgow in 1940

    By John Laird

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Complementary to Theism and Cosmology, this book begins with a discussion of philosophical and theological idea-ism, and our common beliefs concerning nature, man, and God. It is principally concerned with idealism - the place of ideals in reality rather than with the place of ideas. It discusses...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Reason, Truth and God

    By J. Renford Bambrough

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Dealing with theological affirmations and philosophical reactions to them, this concise book presents insightful applications of modern general philosophy to religion. Originally published in 1969, the book investigates epistemological thinking first before turning to notions of assertion, belief,...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Religion and Reality

    A Study in the Philosophy of Mysticism

    By James Henry Tuckwell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This discussion of the search for religious truth addresses a universal view of religion that can be termed ‘philosophical mysticism’ from a rational basis of experience. Originally published in 1915, this is a classic of theological thinking that investigates the fundamental nature of religion and...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Reality of the Mind

    St Augustine's Philosophical Arguments for the Human Soul as a Spiritual Substance

    By Ludger Hölscher

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Among the various approaches to the question of the nature of the mind (or soul), Augustine’s philosophical arguments for the existence of an incorporeal and spiritual substance in man and against materialism are here thoroughly examined on their merits as a source of insight for contemporary...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Value and Reality

    The Philosophical Case for Theism

    By Alfred Cyril Ewing

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This is a major work by one of the best-known philosophical writers, representing the culmination of some twenty-five years’ work on the possibility of giving a rational defence of the claims of the religious man, and specifically the theist, in the face of modern criticisms. Dr Ewing’s object has...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Philosophy of Time

    Edited by L Nathan Oaklander

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    What is the nature of temporal passage—the movement of events or moments of time from the future through the present into the past? Is the future and the past as real as the present, or is the present—or perhaps the present and the past—all that exists? What role, if any, does language play in...

    Published June 26th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Metaethics

    Edited by Russ Shafer-Landau

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Metaethics is the branch of knowledge that considers the foundational issues of morality, and deals especially with the nature of ethical statements. Philosophers doing metaethics ask vital and fundamental questions such as these: • is morality merely conventional, or are there objective standards...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

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