David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
The philosophy of religion has been a largely European intellectual enterprise in two ways. It arose in Europe as a discipline and its subject matter has been profoundly influenced by Christianity as practised in Europe. The process of its deprovincialization in this respect started when it began to take religions other than Christianity within its purview - such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam. Although now the religions of both East and West have found a place in it, a religious tradition which is present in both the East and the West, namely, the primal religious tradition, still remains unrepresented in its discussions, perhaps under the mistaken assumption that this religious tradition has little to offer by way of philosophical reflection. This book challenges this widespread assumption and demonstrates how primal religions have something significant to offer on virtually every theme discussed in the philosophy of religion. Through this book the primal religious tradition stakes its claim for a place at the table.
|Keywords||Religion Philosophy Philosophy and religion|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$95.76 used (47% off) $123.17 new (32% off) $143.20 direct from Amazon (21% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BL51.S498 2006|
|ISBN(s)||1402050135 9781402050138 9048172551|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Wilfred Cantwell Smith (1963). The Meaning and End of Religion. New York, Macmillan.
John Hick (2007). The New Frontier of Religion and Science: Religious Experience, Neuroscience, and the Transcendent. Palgrave Macmillan.
George Di Giovanni (2003). Faith Without Religion, Religion Without Faith: Kant and Hegel on Religion. Journal of the History of Philosophy 41 (3):365-383.
Paul W. Pruyser (1991). Religion in Psychodynamic Perspective: The Contributions of Paul W. Pruyser. Oxford University Press.
Luther H. Martin (2004). Toward a New Scientific Study of Religion. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (6):744-745.
Xiaomei Yang (2008). Some Issues in Chinese Philosophy of Religion. Philosophy Compass 3 (3):551–569.
Victoria Harrison (2010). Philosophy of Religion, Fictionalism, and Religious Diversity. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 68 (1):43-58.
Philip L. Quinn (2006). Essays in the Philosophy of Religion. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads10 ( #168,155 of 1,679,353 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #183,761 of 1,679,353 )
How can I increase my downloads?