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Philosophy and Religion: From Plato to Postmodernism

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From the Greek philosophers to the Postmodernist theories of Jacques Derrida and Richard Rorty, this authoritative survey encompasses over two thousand years of interaction between philosophical and religious thought. Exploring the various ways in which philosophy can relate to the monotheistic religions, Charlesworth follows a chronological pattern, considering both major ...more
Paperback, 218 pages
Published August 1st 2002 by Oneworld Publications
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George
Nov 07, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Η σχέση της φιλοσοφίας με τη θρησκεία είναι μια πονεμένη ιστορία, μέσα στον δυτικό πολιτισμό από τους Πυθαγορείους έως σήμερα. Δεν είναι «απλώς» μια σχέση στο θεωρητικό επίπεδο (όπου θα αναμετριόνταν ως διαφορετικοί λόγοι που τέμνονται στην απόβλεψή τους) αλλά μια σχέση πάθους και ανταγωνισμού που περνά μέσα από εξουσιαστικές πρακτικές επιβολής και εξουδετέρωσης στο ιδεολογικό και στο θεσμικό επίπεδο. Ειδικά στην Ελλάδα ακόμη και η συζήτηση για τη σχέση της φιλοσοφίας και της θρησκείας, όταν ...more
Luke Echo
Aug 12, 2016 rated it liked it
A reasonable introduction to the Philosophy of Religion. The first 3 chapters are quite strong and provide a good picture of the various ancient and medieval relationships between Religion and Philosophy including, Plato, Plotinus, Acquinas, Hume, Kant, Kierkegaard etc.


However, the last two chapters, on Analytic Philosophy / Wittgenstein, and Post-Modernism seemed a bit weak and didn't really get beyond a shallow explication of "post-modernism" etc.
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