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1st Edition

The Philosophical Bases of Theism

ISBN 9781138989658
Published July 21, 2016 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

Excellently organised and written, this is a thorough examination of how philosophy interacts with religion. The chapters were originally presented as the Hibbert Lectures in 1931 at University College London and the University of Manchester. The texts are expanded and elaborated to present a cohesive text, first published in 1937. Exploring free rational thinking, the book encourages reflection on the principals on which religion rests and addresses themes such as knowledge and experience, evolution, positivism, mystical experience, divine immanence, beauty and morality.

Table of Contents

1. Religion and Philosophy  2. Man’s Place in Nature  3. Religious Experience  4. Religious Experience ii  5. The Cosmological Argument  6. The Teleological Argument  7. Values and the Moral Argument  8. Pantheism and Theism

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