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1st Edition

Interreligious Philosophical Dialogues
Volume 1

ISBN 9780367594459
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
298 Pages

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Book Description

Interreligious Philosophical Dialogues, volume 1, provides a unique approach to the philosophy of religion, embracing a range of religious faiths and spiritualities. This volume brings together five leading scholars and philosophers of religion, who engage in friendly but rigorous cross-cultural philosophical dialogue. Each participant in the dialogue, as a member of a particular faith tradition, is invited to explore and explain their core religious commitments, and how these commitments figure in their lived experience and in their relations to other religions and communities. The religious traditions represented in this volume are:

  • Daoism
  • Traditional Judaism
  • Panpsychism
  • Non-theistic Hinduism
  • Classical, Christian theism.

This set of volumes uncovers the rich and diverse cognitive and experiential dimensions of religious belief and practice, pushing the field of philosophy of religion in bold new directions.

Table of Contents



Position statements

1. "Daoism" - Bede Benjamin Bidlack

2. "Traditional Judaism" - Jerome Gellman

3. "Panpsychism" - Freya Mathews

4. "Non-theistic Hinduism" - Trichur S. Rukmani

5. "Classical, Christian Theism" - Charles Taliaferro


First Responses

6. Bede Benjamin Bidlack

7. Jerome Gellman

8. Freya Mathews

9. Trichur S. Rukmani

10. Charles Taliaferro


Second Responses

11. Bede Benjamin Bidlack

12. Jerome Gellman

13. Freya Mathews

14. Trichur S. Rukmani

15. Charles Taliaferro


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Graham Oppy is Professor of Philosophy at Monash University, Australia.

N.N. Trakakis is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University, Australia.