Philosophy of religion in the Anglo-American tradition experienced a 'rebirth' following the 1955 publication of New Essays in Philosophical Theology (eds. Antony Flew and Alisdair MacIntyre). Fifty years later, this volume of essays offers a sampling of the best work in what is now a very active field, written by some of its most prominent members. A substantial introduction sketches the developments of the last half-century, while also describing the 'ethics of belief' debate in epistemology and showing how it connects to explicitly religious concerns and to the topics of the individual contributions. These topics include: the relationship between God and the natural laws; the metaphysics of bodily resurrection; the role of appeal to 'mystery' in the religious life; the justification of both theistic belief generally and more specific doctrinal beliefs; and the social-political aspects of religious faith and practice.New Essays in Philosophy of Religion Andrew Dole, Andrew Chignell ... In what follows, we will first characterize the aethics of beliefa debate in epistemology, and then discuss how it relates to questions aboutreligiousbelief and practice inanbsp;...
|Title||:||God and the Ethics of Belief|
|Author||:||Andrew Dole, Andrew Chignell|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2005-06-06|