Critique of religion and philosophy.

by Walter Arnold Kaufmann

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  The author's critique of Western Buddhism is threefold. It is immanent, in emerging out of Buddhist thought but taking it beyond what it itself publicly concedes; negative, in employing the “democratizing” deconstructive methods of François Laruelle's non-philosophy; and re-descriptive, in applying Laruelle's concept of philofiction. A discursive, provocative, revealing and often obscuring critique of philosophy and theology in which the author questions anything and everything in sight and out of sight. The structured thinking of the wise and near-wise of all ages is laid bare to expose both truth and folly, and he performs the operation with a wit and skill that is always effective but sometimes cruel. Book Review: Critique of Forms of Life by Rahel Jaeggi October 4th, 1 Philosophy and Religion. Book Review: The First Marx: A Philosophical Introduction by Douglas Burnham and Peter Lamb August 28th, 2 That's all the posts! come back soon Loading Posts. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Critique of Religion and Philosophy by Walter A. Kaufmann (, Paperback) at the best online prices at 5/5(2).

"Exploring Philosophy of Religion is a rich cornucopia of Western religious topics, traditions, and issues, both past and present. With an unusually high percentage of women contributors and thoughtful study questions, it is an outstanding text for use in introductory religion courses. This chapter discusses the philosophical critique of identity. In order to understand the current aversion to cultural identity, one needs to retrace the development of the philosophical treatment of the self in modern, Western philosophy. Charles Taylor's Sources of the Self () is the best recent attempt to do this, and the chapter begins with an overview of some of the main ideas in his. BOOK REVIEWS proposes would seem to support this. If so, tithing could be compatible with ERU while incompatible with QAM. BERNARD PEACH Duke University CRITIQUE OF RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY. By WALTER KAUFMANN. New York, Harper & Brothers, Pp. xvii, $ In the preface Mr. Kaufmann avows a positive interest in polemic. Any book with the title God in the Age of Science? risks appearing to beg the question of whether or not we still live in what used to be called the age of science and, if so, what kind of science. The cover image, a famous painting in by Joseph Wright, An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, depicts an early scientific experiment in the.

  CS Lewis didn’t have a religious philosophy per se. Here’s the thing, reasoning and philosophy is different than how we think about other aspects of life to some extent. Philosophy isn’t math, although logic has perhaps mathematical aspects. Philo.

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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ Cited by:   To say that Walter Kaufmann's book titled CRITIQUE OF RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY is a thoughtfu book is an understatement. Kaufmann's book engages the reader regardless of his/her religous "convictions." This book should appeal to thoughtful Chtistians and Jews who are serious about religious thought and are not victim of "cheap grace."/5.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kaufmann, Walter Arnold. Critique of religion and philosophy. Garden City, N.Y: Anchor Books, (OCoLC) The description for this book, Critique of Religion and Philosophy, will be forthcoming.

"It would be hard to find a better example of modern atheistic philosophy's love affair with religion, or a more poignant one of the effort of a modern intellectual to keep the faith while eschewing belief.".

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Add to this a careful critique of neo-orthodoxy, the Higher Criticism, demythologizing, mysticism, Freudian psychology, and certain aspects of Judaism and Buddhism, and the intellectual treat is obvious." Commentary "The most intellectually exciting modern book on the philosophy of religion."—Anthony Quinton.

From the Publisher/5(4). Buy Critique of Religion and Philosophy 3Rev Ed by Kaufmann, Walter A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). Would accept religion if religionists will confess how religion is ‘necessary escapism’.

But they wont even admit something as simple as that. Around n round they go, like a prayer wheel. "Since Kaufmann's book is not only well written, but also the only existing text combining detailed understanding, sympathy, and criticism of both existentialism and analytic philosophy, it becomes a 'must' for any man's spiritual medicine cabinet.

Add to this a careful critique of neo-orthodoxy, the Higher Criticism, demythologizing, mysticism /5(13). Religion, Theory, Critique is an essential tool for learning about theory and method in the study of religion.

Leading experts engage with contemporary and classical theories as well as non-Western cultural contexts. Unlike other collections, this anthology emphasizes the dynamic relationship between "religion" as an object of study and different methodological approaches and openly.

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We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Presupposing materialism in ontology and atheism, Feuerbach held that religion should be interpreted as a kind of anthropology.

Marx claimed that religion is an expression of a certain sort of ideology and a necessary illusion within a class-structured society. In twentieth-century philosophy, the critique of religion can be found in two positions. Critique of Religion and Philosophy by Walter A. Kaufmann,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5().

Nietzsche's critique of religion is largely based on his critique of Christianity. Nietzsche says that in modern Europe, people are atheistic, even though they don't realise it. People who say they are religious aren't really and those who say they have moved on haven't actually moved on.

Certain people in society retain features of Christianity. Religion, Theory, Critique presents itself as a volume that “seeks to move forward our understanding of both the history of the field of the comparative study of religion and its possible future directions” (xiii).

It does so by providing its readers with a substantial selection of critical contributions on topics ranging from the “invention” of the science of religion to the.

"African Religions and Philosophy" is a systematic study of the attitudes of mind and belief that have evolved in the many societies of Africa.

In this second edition, Dr Mbiti has updated his material to include the involvement of women in religion, and the potential unity to be found in what was once thought to be a mass of quite separate religions.4/5(4).

The title is slightly misleading, being mainly a critique of attempts to make religion philosophical, namely theology, to the detriment of both faith and reason. While this is certainly a substantive book, even now 50 years after publication, it is also an artfully argued book/5(5).

x Introduction from various beliefs peculiar to specific religions. But a com­ plete treatise on the philosophy of religi would be long and complicated, and space is limited in an introduction.

In any case, one has to start somewhere What follows is a very heavily revised version of. Since his book is not only well written, but also the only existing text combining detailed understanding, sympathy, and criticism of both existentialism and analytic philosophy, it becomes a “must” for any man’s spiritual medicine cabinet.

Add to this a careful critique of neo-orthodoxy, the Higher Criticism, de-mythologizing, mysticism. Irfan Ahmad’s text, Religion as Critique, is an ambitious work that seeks to open a new approach to the understanding of Muslims: an anthropology of a result, his book covers a vast amount of material.

The text reads like two separate endeavors—a historical, methodological study, and the. The 'Critique of Practical Reason' is the second volume in Immanuel Kant's major Critique project.

Immanuel Kant () is considered one of the giants of philosophy, of his age or any other. It is largely this book that provides the foundation of this assessment/5(5). Chapter 4: Marx’s Critique of Religion. Aristotle said that to understand a thing one must study its origins.

Before expounding Marx’s critique of religion, let us first inquire what kind of religious influence Marx had at home and during the school days. Marx’s father, Hirschel Marx, a lawyer, was a descendant of a respected family of. The Critique of Pure Reason (Kritik der reinen Vernunft) (; second edition ) is a book by the German philosopher Immanuel Kant, in which the author seeks to determine the limits and scope of referred to as Kant's "First Critique", it was followed by the Critique of Practical Reason () and the Critique of Judgment ().

In the preface to the first edition, Kant Author: Immanuel Kant. Criticism of religion involves criticism of the validity, concept, or ideas of religion. Historical records of criticism of religion go back to at least 5th century BCE in ancient Greece, with Diagoras "the Atheist" of ancient Rome, an early known example is Lucretius' De Rerum Natura from the 1st century BCE.

Every exclusive religion on Earth (as well as every exclusive world view. A CRITIQUE OF HOBBES'S CRITIQUE OF BIBLICAL AND NATURAL RELIGION IN LEVIATHAN Thomas L.

Pangle This essay is a critical exposition of Thomas Hobbes's atheism, focusing on the natural-scientific and theological foundations of his philosophy. While Thomas Hobbes is generally recognized as a preeminent po. Summary: Kant’s Philosophy of Religion has both negative and positive components; and one can see this duality in his famous statement in the B-Preface of the Critique of Pure Reason that he sought out the limits to knowledge [Wissen] in order to make room for faith [Glaube] (Bxxx).It is in light of this anthem that his critique of the traditional proofs for God's existence should be understood.

Leo Strauss articulates the conflict between reason and revelation as he explores Spinoza's scientific, comparative, and textual treatment of the Bible. Strauss compares Spinoza's Theologico-political Treatise and the Epistles, showing their relation to critical controversy on religion from Epicurus and Lucretius through Uriel da Costa and Isaac Peyrere to Thomas Hobbes/5(2).

Karl Marx was a German philosopher who attempted to examine religion from an objective, scientific perspective. Marx’s analysis and critique of religion "Religion is the opium of the Masses" ("Die Religion ist das Opium des Volkesis") is perhaps one of the most famous and most quoted by theist and atheist alike.

Unfortunately, most of those doing the quoting don’t really understand. The book Spinoza’s Critique of Religion, Leo Strauss is published by University of Chicago Press. Spinoza’s Critique of Religion, Strauss All Chicago e-books are .Spinoza’s Critique of Religion and Its Heirs Marx, Benjamin, Adorno this book sheds new light on those who inherit Spinoza’s thought and its consequences mate-rially and historically rather than metaphysically.

By focus- From Marx’s TTP to the Critique of ReligionFile Size: KB. He wrote in the areas of philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy and authored or edited more than 30 books and articles.

Pojman passed away in Michael Rea is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame, where he has taught since