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By Daniel A. Dombrowski

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ISBN-13: 9781438459363

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ISBN-13: 9781438459370

A heritage of the idea that of God in the course of the lens of strategy thought.

Daniel A. Dombrowski explores the background of the concept that of God from the point of view of neoclassical, or technique, theism. His neoclassical method assuages the present main issue in philosophical theism, stuck among a security of classical theism and assertions of non secular skepticism. in its place, the paintings bargains Charles Hartshorne’s concept of a God who continually evolves, relatively in contrast to the allegedly ideal determine of extra conventional, and more and more unsatisfactory, debts. Dombrowski surveys the classical theists and their roots in old Greek philosophy prior to turning to contributions from the 16th via 20th centuries, finally discussing twenty-three thinkers. the main figures during this historical past are Plato, who mockingly supplied the philosophical foundation either for classical and neoclassical thoughts, and 3 nice figures in strategy theism: Henri Bergson, Alfred North Whitehead, and Hartshorne. the idea that of God has a wealthy prior; this ebook argues that it will probably have a wealthy destiny as well.

Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle college. he's the writer of many books, together with Hartshorne and the Metaphysics of Animal Rights; Rawls and faith: The Case for Political Liberalism; and A Platonic Philosophy of faith: A approach Perspective, all released through SUNY Press.

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