This title was first published in 2000. Applying the new perspectival method of interpreting Kant he expounded in earlier works, Palmquist examines a broad range of Kant's philosophical writings to present a fresh view of his thought on theology, religion, and religious experience.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Systematic Foundations of Kant's System. 1. Kant's Theocentric Metaphysics. 2. Kant's Dreams of a Critical Mysticism. 3. Kant's Critical Philosophy. Part II: Kant's Perspectival Foundation for Critical Theology. 4. Theistic Alternatives to Proving God's Existence. 5. Symbolic Theology and the Nature of God. 6. Religion as the Synthesis of Theology and Morality. Part III: Kant's Perspectival Foundation for Critical Religion. 7. Kant's System of Religios Perspectives. 8. Christianity as the Universal Religion. 9. A Kantian System of Biblical Theology. Part IV: Kant's Perspectival Foundation for Critical Mysticism. 10. Reason's Birth in Immediate Experience. 11. The Tantalizing 'Gap' in Kant's System. 12. Transition to the End of All Philosophy. Appendices.
Stephen R. Palmquist is Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Hong Kong Baptist University. He lectures on a wide variety of subjects in the fields of philosophy, psychology, and religious studies. Palmquist has written numerous scholarly articles on various aspects of Kant's philosophy, and has published 10 books, the most recent of which is Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy (2010). In addition to Kant, his research interests include depth psychology, philosophy of love, philosophical anthropology, mysticism, logic of symbolism, theology of politics, and philosophy of religion.