The End of Philosophy of Religion
The End of Philosophy of Religion explores the hitherto unchartered waters of the 'meta-philosophy of religion', that is, the methods and assumptions underlying the divergent ways of writing and studying the philosophy of religion that have emerged over the last century. It is also a first-class study of the weaknesses of the analytic approach in philosophy, particularly w...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published February 27th 2009 by Bloomsbury Academic
(first published December 27th 2008)
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I am not exactly 'into' contemporary Philosophy of Religion but like the author I believe that the endless constructions of theodicies fail to take the issue suffering seriously. Instead, pro-theodicy arguments displays moral insensibility and showcase a certain moral blindness - much like contemporary 'ethics' practised within a certain academic department. Also, salient metaphilosophical questions are asked about the role of a philosopher.