William James and the Transatlantic Conversation: by Martin Halliwell,Joel D. S. Rasmussen

By Martin Halliwell,Joel D. S. Rasmussen

William James and the Transatlantic dialog makes a speciality of the yankee thinker and psychologist William James (1842-1910) and his engagements with eu concept, including the multidisciplinary reception of his paintings on either side of the Atlantic in view that his loss of life. James's encounters with eu thinkers and ideas ran all through his adolescence and throughout his special foreign profession, during which he participated in a few transatlantic
conversations in technology, philosophy, psychology, faith, ethics, and literature. This quantity explores and extends those conversations via drawing jointly twelve students from quite a number disciplines on each side of the Atlantic to evaluate James's paintings in all its style, to track his multidisciplinary
reception around the 20th century, and to guage his legacy within the twenty-first century. the 1st 1/2 the ebook considers James's many highbrow affects and the second one part makes a speciality of A Pluralistic Universe (1909), the printed textual content of his 1908 Hibbert Lectures at Oxford collage, as a key textual content for assessing James's transatlantic conversations. The pluralistic transatlantic currents addressed within the first a part of the amount let a fuller realizing of James's
philosophy of pluralism that kinds the categorical concentration for the second one half. Taken as a suite, the quantity is exclusive in scholarship on James in producing transatlantic, interdisciplinary, and cross-generational dialogues, and it repositions James as an immense overseas philosopher and arguably the most
distinctive American highbrow determine of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Religious Morality in John Henry Newman: Hermeneutics of the by Gerard Magill

By Gerard Magill

This ebook is a scientific examine of non secular morality within the works of John Henry Newman (1801-1890). The paintings considers Newman’s generally mentioned perspectives on judgment of right and wrong and assent, reading his figuring out of ethical legislation and its relation to the advance of ethical doctrine in Church tradition.  by means of integrating Newman’s non secular epistemology and theological approach, the writer explores the hermeneutics of the mind's eye in ethical decision-making: the mind's eye allows us to interpret advanced fact in a pragmatic demeanour, to narrate trust with action.  The research bridges philosophical and non secular discourse, discussing 3 comparable different types. the 1st offers with Newman’s dedication to fact and holiness wherein he connects the area of doctrine with the world of salvation. the second one classification considers theoretical foundations of non secular morality, and the 3rd type explores Newman’s hermeneutics of the mind's eye to explain his view of ethical legislations, ethical moral sense, and Church culture as useful foundations of spiritual morality.  the writer explains how secular cause in ethical discernment can elicit non secular importance. consequently, Church culture may still increase doctrine and foster holiness via being receptive to rising reviews and cultural switch. John Henry Newman used to be a hugely arguable determine and his insightful writings proceed to problem and effect scholarship at the present time. This ebook is an important contribution to that scholarship and the research and literature contain an in depth study advisor for graduates and scholars. 

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Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks, Volume 3: Notebooks by Søren Kierkegaard,Niels Jørgen Cappelørn,Alastair

By Søren Kierkegaard,Niels Jørgen Cappelørn,Alastair Hannay,David Kangas,Bruce H. Kirmmse,George Pattison,Vanessa Rumble,K. Brian Söderquist

Søren Kierkegaard (1813-55) released a rare variety of works in the course of his lifetime, yet he left at the back of approximately as a lot unpublished writing, so much of which is composed of what are known as his "journals and notebooks."

quantity three of this 11-volume variation of Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks comprises Kierkegaard's broad notes on lectures via the Danish theologian H. N. Clausen and through the German thinker Schelling, in addition to an excellent many different entries on philosophical, theological, and literary subject matters. additionally, the amount comprises many own reflections through Kierkegaard, particularly these during which he offers an account of his love affair with Regine Olsen, his onetime fiancée.

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Philosophical and Theological Papers, 1965-1980: Volume 17 by Bernard Lonergan,Robert, C. Croken,S.J., Robert, M. Doran

By Bernard Lonergan,Robert, C. Croken,S.J., Robert, M. Doran

A spouse to Philosophical and Theological Papers 1958-1964 (Volume 6 within the gathered Works of Bernard Lonergan series), this anthology includes Lonergan's lectures on philosophy and theology given through the later interval of his lifestyles, 1965-1980. those papers rfile his improvement within the self-discipline throughout the years best as much as the ebook of Method in Theology, and past to 1980 whilst he was once extra engaged in his writings and seminars on macroeconomics.

Philosophical and Theological Papers 1965-1980 is split into 5 sections, forming devices at the foundation of dates. the 3 primary sections are each one a collection of lectures respectively given on the Massachusetts Institute of expertise, Gonzaga collage in Spokane, and Trinity collage (University of Toronto). even if there's a few repetition among the lecture units and relating to different extra ordinary works, this repetition screens occasional new turns of word that the cautious reader will be aware. In no less than one example, standard fabric all of sudden opens out onto expressions to not be discovered wherever else in Lonergan's paintings. different very fascinating advancements regard the move from conversing of the immutability of dogmas to their permanence of that means and the variations between 'real self-transcendence,' 'performative self-transcendence,' and 'moral self-transcendence.'

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Gregory of Nyssa and the Concept of Divine Persons (AAR by Lucian Turcescu

By Lucian Turcescu

the concept that of personhood is vital to a variety of modern concerns, starting from reproductive rights to the dying penalty and euthanasia. We might imagine that the concept that of individual is a latest improvement. in reality, in spite of the fact that, this concept doesn't originate with our discovery of human rights, awareness, and individuality.
In this examine Lucian Turcescu exhibits that the fourth-century theologian Gregory of Nyssa constructed a truly subtle suggestion of the individual within the context of his makes an attempt to elucidate the anomaly of the Trinity-a unmarried God comprising 3 precise individuals. Turcescu deals the 1st in-depth research of Gregory's writings in regards to the divine folks. He indicates that Gregory understood personhood as characterised by way of specialty, relationality, and freedom. He reasoned that the 3 folks of the Trinity have specified houses that lead them to contributors, that's, able to being enumerated and circumscribed. yet this concept of individuation, inherited from the neo-Platonists, falls wanting expressing a transparent concept of non-public area of expertise. on its own it's going to recommend individual is in simple terms a set of houses. Gregory's nice contribution used to be to understand the significance of relationality to personhood. the 3 divine folks comprehend and love one another, are in communion with one another, and freely act jointly of their universal will. This realizing, argues Turcescu, provides as much as an idea of non-public area of expertise very similar to our sleek one.
Turcescu's paintings not just contributes to our wisdom of the historical past of Trinitarian theology yet should be important to theologians who're facing concerns in modern ethics.

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Encounters by the Rivers of Babylon: Scholarly Conversations by Uri Gabbay,Shai Secunda

By Uri Gabbay,Shai Secunda

This quantity offers a gaggle of articles that care for connections among historical Babylonian, Iranian and Jewish groups in Mesopotamia lower than Neo-Babylonian, Achaemenid, and Sasanian rule. The reviews, written by means of top students within the fields of Assyriology, Iranian reviews and Jewish experiences, research a variety of modes of cultural connections among those societies, corresponding to old, social, criminal, and exegetical intersections. a few of the Mesopotamian connections, usually overlooked within the examine of historic Judaism, are the focal point of this really interdisciplinary collection.

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Jewish Identities in Antiquity: Studies in Memory of Menahem by Lee I. Levine,Daniel R. Schwartz

By Lee I. Levine,Daniel R. Schwartz

Jewish Identities in Antiquity: reviews in reminiscence of Menahem Stern will pay homage to at least one of the best students of historical Jewish heritage within the 20th century. Its topic stems from the popularity that Jewish lifestyles and society within the thousand-year interval from Alexander's conquest within the fourth century BCE to the Arab conquest within the 7th century CE underwent numerous adjustments, either unexpected and slow. therefore, various aspects of Jewish lifestyles in antiquity have been greatly altered in addition to many points of Jewish identification. The articles during this quantity surround political, social, cultural and non secular matters in either literary and archaeological sources.

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Individuality in Late Antiquity (Ashgate Studies in by Alexis Torrance,Dr Torrance Alexis,Dr Zachhuber Johannes

By Alexis Torrance,Dr Torrance Alexis,Dr Zachhuber Johannes

Late antiquity is more and more regarded as a interval of significant cultural transformation. one in all its an important elements is the emergence of a brand new information of human individuality. during this ebook an interdisciplinary and overseas team of students records and analyses this improvement. Authors verify the impression of seminal thinkers, together with the Gnostics, Plotinus, and Augustine, but in addition of cultural and spiritual practices akin to astrology and monasticism, in addition to, extra quite often, the position performed through highbrow disciplines akin to grammar and Christian theology. extensive in either subject and scope, the amount serves as a accomplished creation to overdue old understandings of human individuality.

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The Essential Max Müller: On Language, Mythology, and by J. Stone

By J. Stone

Max Müller is frequently known as the 'father of spiritual Studies', having himself coined the time period 'science of faith' (or religionswissenschaft) in 1873. It was once he who inspired the comparative research of fable and formality, and it was once he who brought the oft-quoted dictum: 'He who is aware one [religion], understands none'. notwithstanding a German-born and German-educated philologist, he spent the better a part of his profession at Oxford, turning into the most recognized of the Victorian arm-chair students. Müller wrote commonly on Indian philosophy and Vedic faith, translated significant sections of the Vedas, the Upanisads, and all the Dhammapada, but by no means visited India. to make sure, his paintings bears the stamp of overdue Nineteenth-Century sensibilities, yet as artifacts of Victorian period scholarship, Müller's essays are invaluable in reconstructing and comprehending the highbrow issues of this hugely enlightened although hugely imperialistic age.

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