Love, Reason, and Will: Kierkegaard After Frankfurt

Love, cause, and should: Kierkegaard After Frankfurt introduces and investigates subject matters universal to Harry G. Frankfurt and Søren Kierkegaard, focusing quite on their knowing of affection. numerous individual members argue that Kierkegaard's insights approximately love, volition, and id may help us to judge facets of Frankfurt's famous arguments approximately love and being concerned; equally, Frankfurt's analyses of the higher-order will, valuing, and self-love aid make clear subject matters in Kierkegaard's Works of affection and different books.

By bringing those key thinkers into dialog with one another, we may possibly glean a brand new knowing of the constitution of affection, purposes for romance or deriving from loving, and extra largely, the significant moral questions of "how to dwell" and to advance an real identification and significant existence.

Love, cause, and may will attract readers attracted to the philosophy of motion and feelings, continental proposal (especially within the existential tradition), the research of personality in psychology, and theological paintings on neighbor-love and virtues.

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Aneignung und Reflexion, II.: Studien zur Philosophie und Theologie Søren Kierkegaards (Kierkegaard Studies Monograph Series, Volume 28)

This quantity offers a set of released and unpublished writings at the philosophy and theology of Søren Kierkegaard. The wide variety of texts and subject matters integrated within the quantity extends from systematic introductory articles approximately primary theoretical and epistemological inquiries to really expert examinations of terminological, ontological, and theological matters. The contributions are directed partly towards resolving the hermeneutical difficulties raised by means of Kierkegaard’s writings. furthermore, they take in and extend upon the basic percentages provided via Kierkegaard’s writings for elucidating concerns within the philosophy of faith and theology.

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Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine

By Wayne Grudem

The Christian church has an extended culture of systematic theology, that's, learning theology and doctrine equipped round particularly commonplace different types similar to the observe of God, redemption, and Jesus Christ. This advent to systematic theology has a number of specific positive factors: - a robust emphasis at the scriptural foundation for every doctrine and instructing - transparent writing, with technical phrases saved to a minimal - a latest procedure, treating matters of unique curiosity to the church this day - A pleasant tone, attractive to the feelings and the spirit in addition to the mind - widespread program to existence - assets for worship with every one bankruptcy - Bibliographies with every one bankruptcy that cross-reference topics to quite a lot of different systematic theologies.

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Three Philosophies of Life: Ecclesiastes--Life as Vanity, Job--Life as Suffering, Song of Songs--Life as Love

By Peter Kreeft

I have been a thinker for all my grownup existence and the 3 such a lot profound books of philosophy that i've got ever learn are Ecclesiastes, task, and track of Songs." those are the outlet traces of Kreeft's 3 Philosophies of lifestyles. He displays that there are eventually merely 3 philosophies of lifestyles and every one is represented by means of this type of books of the Bible-life is vainness; lifestyles is pain; existence is love.

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Does God Believe in Atheists?: How past atheist and agnostic thinking shapes people's thinking today

By John Blanchard

This award-winning identify strains the advance of atheistic and agnostic considering over the last 2,500 years and exhibits how thinkers like Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, Bertrand Russell and others have formed many people's pondering today.

It additionally pinpoints the failings in Darwinian evolutionism and in claims made for it via Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and others, explains why secular humanism self-destructs, finds why there is not any clash among technological know-how and trust in God, exposes deadly mistakes in 9 international religions and fourteen significant cults and exhibits why the life of evil and ache isn't any cause to disclaim God's existence.

Newly up-to-date with an Appendix - 'Dealing with Dawkins'.

Dr. John Blanchard is an across the world identified Christian preacher, instructor, apologist and writer. He has written 30 books, together with of Britain's most generally used evangelistic displays, correct With God and the publication final Questions. The latter has over fourteen million copies in print in approximately 60 languages. Dr. Blanchard is now seriously dedicated to renowned Christian Apologetics, a venture regarding writing, talking, instructing and broadcasting in safety of the Christian faith.

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The Trinity: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed)

By Paul M. Collins


Although the doctrine of the Trinity is a center Christian trust, it continues to be contested by way of the way it is conceptualized and expressed. This crucial advisor expounds varied conceptual types and the technical language used to precise those versions. delivering an entire review, in addition to new insights into the realm, The Trinity: A consultant for the at a loss for words is a vital learn for college kids of Christian Theology.

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Maimonides

By T. M. Rudavsky

A radical and obtainable creation to Maimonides, arguably probably the most very important Jewish philosophers of all time. This paintings comprises fabric from Maimonides’ philosophical, criminal, and scientific works, delivering a synoptic photograph of Maimonides’ philosophical diversity.

  • Maimonides used to be, and continues to be, some of the most influential and demanding Jewish legalists, who dedicated himself to a reconceptualization of the whole lot of Jewish law
  • Offers either an highbrow biography and an exploration of crucial philosophical works in Maimonides’ corpus
  • Persuasively argues that Maimonides did see himself as engaged in philosophical dialogue
  • Maimonides’ philosophy is gifted in a fashion that's available to readers with little history in both Jewish or medieval philosophy
  • Secondary readings are supplied on the finish of every bankruptcy, in addition to a bibliography of modern scholarly articles on many of the extra urgent philosophical subject matters lined within the book

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Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism

By Judith Butler

Judith Butler follows Edward Said's overdue advice that via a attention of Palestinian dispossession relating to Jewish diasporic traditions a brand new ethos will be cast for a one-state answer. Butler engages Jewish philosophical positions to articulate a critique of political Zionism and its practices of illegitimate country violence, nationalism, and state-sponsored racism. even as, she strikes past communitarian frameworks, together with Jewish ones, that fail to reach at an intensive democratic proposal of political cohabitation. Butler engages thinkers equivalent to Edward acknowledged, Emmanuel Levinas, Hannah Arendt, Primo Levi, Martin Buber, Walter Benjamin, and Mahmoud Darwish as she articulates a brand new political ethic. In her view, it's as very important to dispute Israel's declare to symbolize the Jewish humans because it is to teach narrowly Jewish framework can't suffice as a foundation for an final critique of Zionism. She promotes a moral place during which the duties of cohabitation don't derive from cultural sameness yet from the unchosen personality of social plurality. improving the arguments of Jewish thinkers who provided criticisms of Zionism or whose paintings may be used for any such function, Butler disputes the explicit cost of anti-Semitic self-hatred usually leveled opposed to Jewish evaluations of Israel. Her political ethic depends upon a imaginative and prescient of cohabitation that thinks anew approximately binationalism and exposes the boundaries of a communitarian framework to beat the colonial legacy of Zionism. Her personal engagements with Edward acknowledged and Mahmoud Darwish shape a tremendous aspect of departure and end for her engagement with a few key kinds of idea derived partly from Jewish assets, yet constantly on the subject of the non-Jew.

Butler considers the rights of the dispossessed, the need of plural cohabitation, and the risks of arbitrary country violence, exhibiting how they are often prolonged to a critique of Zionism, even if that isn't their particular objective. She revisits and affirms Edward Said's overdue proposals for a one-state answer in the ethos of binationalism. Butler's startling advice: Jewish ethics not just call for a critique of Zionism, yet needs to go beyond its specific Jewishness with a purpose to observe the moral and political beliefs of residing jointly in radical democracy.

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City of God (Penguin Classics)

St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was once one of many important figures within the heritage of Christianity, and City of God is one among his maximum theological works. Written as an eloquent defence of the religion at a time while the Roman Empire used to be near to cave in, it examines the traditional pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible. Pointing the best way ahead to a citizenship that transcends the easiest political reports of the area and gives citizenship that might final for eternity, City of God is among the such a lot influential files within the improvement of Christianity.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts improved via introductions and notes by means of individual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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