First published in 2002. This is Volume II of seven in the Library of Philosophy series on the Philosophy of Religion. The Library of Philosophy was designed as a contribution to the History of Modern Philosophy under the heads: first of Different schools of Thought - Sensationalist, Realist, Idealist, Intuitivist; secondly of different Subjects - Psychology, Ethics, Aesthetics, Political Philosophy, Theology. Written in 1957, this book is a collection of the Gifford Lectures on the topic of selfhood and godhood delivered at the University of St. Andrews during Sessions 1953-54 and 1954-55 that have been revised and expanded.
Table of Contents
Part 1 (First Course); lecture1 Prolegomena Religion and the Arbitrament of Reason; lecture2 Prolegomena the Rôle of Reason Vis À Vis Revelation; lecture3 The Essence of Cognition; lecture4 Implications of the Judgment-Theory of Cognition; lecture5 Self-Consciousness, Self-Identity, and Personal Identity; lecture6 The Self’s Relation to its Body; lecture7 Empirical Self-Knowledge; lecture8 Self-Activity and its Modes; lecture9 Has the Self ‘Free Will’?; lecture10 Moral Experience and its Implications for Human Selfhood; appendixA Idealism and the So-Called ‘Subject-Predicate Logic’; appendixB A Reply to MR. Nowell-Smith; Part 2 (Second course); lecture11 The Concept of Religion; lecture12 Religion and Theism; lecture13 Theism and The Problem of Evil; lecture14 Theism and The Problem of Evil; lecture15 Is Rational Theism Self-Contradictory?; lecture16 Otto and The Numinous; lecture17 Supra-Rational Theism and ‘Symbolic’ Knowledge; lecture18 The Objective Validity of Religion (I); lecture19 The Objective Validity of Religion (II); lecture20 The Objective Validity of Religion (III); appendixC On ‘Spiritual Pride’; appendixD The Doctrine of Analogy;
C A Campbell Professor of Logic and Rhetoric in the University of Glasgow.