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The God of Philosophy: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

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The existence and nature of the divine is a universal and pervasive question - from the origin of the universe to the source of moral goodness, we find God at the heart of so many philosophical and popular debates. The God of Philosophy brings these to life by opening up the discussion of God to new readers and students of philosophy. With wit, clarity, and style, Roy Jack
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Paperback, Second Edition, 192 pages
Published February 23rd 2012 by McGill-Queen's University Press (first published November 12th 2001)
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Richard Newton
Oct 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is a good, but rather gentle, guide through the philosophy of religion. Like most such books it is very orientated towards the classic monotheistic religions. It makes a very valiant attempt to be unbiased towards either side of the arguments, but simply to explain the main arguments for and against religion. I was not quite sure who it is aimed at - if you are looking for a wide, moderately deep overview then this will suit you. It assumes almost no philosophical knowledge and introduces a ...more
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I am a Reader in the Philosophy of Religion, teaching courses on Islam, Nietzsche, Greek philosophy, and philosophy of religion. I am particularly interested in the interaction between western philosophy and the religious claims made by Islam, which align with my view that philosophy and religion are intertwined.


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