Daniel A. Dombrowski's A Platonic Philosophy of Religion: A Process Perspective PDF

By Daniel A. Dombrowski

Explores the method or neoclassical interpretation of Plato's inspiration on God.

A Platonic Philosophy of faith demanding situations conventional perspectives of Plato’s spiritual inspiration, arguing that those overstate the case for the veneration of Being in preference to turning into. Daniel A. Dombrowski explores how method or neoclassical views on Plato’s view of God were commonly overlooked, impoverishing either our view of Plato and our view of what will be acknowledged in modern philosophy of faith on a Platonic foundation. taking a look at the principally neglected later dialogues, Dombrowski reveals a dynamic theism in Plato and offers a brand new and intensely diversified Platonic philosophy of faith. The work’s interpretive framework derives from the appliance of method philosophy and discusses the continuation of Plato’s notion within the works of Hartshorne and Whitehead.

“…provide[s] a few a lot wanted clean air for the learn of the philosophy of faith in that it not just makes an attempt to discover an appropriate demeanour during which to installation metaphysical propositions, but additionally in that it issues towards new probabilities for re-thinking the position of faith in our international today.” — Louvain Studies

“…Dombrowski, famous for his contributions to the philosophy of environmentalism, offers us with a booklet that provides a neoclassical point of view on Plato’s philosophy of God … Dombrowski’s ebook merits our attention.” — American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly

“The best questions raised by way of this ebook relate to the way the writings and perspectives of philosophers can or may be interpreted … will probably be learn with nice curiosity by way of these philosophers who discover and train classes within the philosophy of faith, in particular Platonic scholars.” — Philosophy in Review

“Dombrowski makes a big contribution to procedure theology and philosophy.” — John B. Cobb Jr., writer of Postmodernism and Public coverage: Reframing faith, tradition, schooling, Sexuality, category, Race, Politics, and the Economy

“By skillfully and obviously demonstrating the textual and argumentative significance of facets of Plato’s paintings that have usually been systematically overlooked or underappreciated, Dombrowski convincingly develops the inspiration of a dipolar Platonic philosophy of religion.” — Brian G. Henning, Mount Saint Mary’s University

Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle collage. he's the writer of a number of books, together with Rawls and faith: The Case for Political Liberalism, additionally released through SUNY Press.

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