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  1. John Bishop (2007). How a Modest Fideism May Constrain Theistic Commitments: Exploring an Alternative to Classical Theism. Philosophia 35 (3-4):387-402.score: 24.0
    On the assumption that theistic religious commitment takes place in the face of evidential ambiguity, the question arises under what conditions it is permissible to make a doxastic venture beyond one’s evidence in favour of a religious proposition. In this paper I explore the implications for orthodox theistic commitment of adopting, in answer to that question, a modest, moral coherentist, fideism. This extended Jamesian fideism crucially requires positive ethical evaluation of both the motivation and content of religious doxastic (...)
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  2. Brad J. Kallenberg (2012). Rethinking Fideism Through the Lens of Wittgenstein's Engineering Outlook. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 71 (1):55-73.score: 24.0
    Careful readers of Wittgenstein tend to overlook the significance his engineering education had for his philosophy; this despite Georg von Wright’s stern admonition that “the two most important facts to remember about Wittgenstein were, firstly, that he was Viennese, and, secondly, that he was an engineer.” Such oversight is particularly tempting for those of us who come to philosophy late, having first been schooled in math and science, because our education tricks us into thinking we understand engineering by extension. But (...)
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  3. Jeanine Diller (2007). Response to Bishop's “How a Modest Fideism May Constrain Theistic Commitments”. Philosophia 35 (3-4):403-406.score: 21.0
    Bishop’s main claims are: (I) that James’ criteria on the admissibility of faith leaps need the addition of two moral criteria to be complete; (II) that a Kantian, at least, could not admissibly leap toward God, classically understood, and (III) that a Kantian, and anyone else, could admissibly leap toward God, understood his way. Here I will affirm (I) with a qualification; deny (II); affirm (III); and close with some reservations about Bishop’s novel model of God. This paper was delivered (...)
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  4. Thomas D. Carroll (2008). The Traditions of Fideism. Religious Studies 44 (1):1-22.score: 18.0
    Philosophers and theologians acknowledge that "fideism" is difficult to define but rarely agree on what the best characterization of the term is. In this article, I investigate the history of use of "fideism" to explore why its meaning has been so contested and thus why it has not always been helpful for resolving philosophical problems. I trace the use of the term from its origins in French theology to its current uses in philosophy and theology, concluding that " (...)" is helpful in resolving philosophical problems only when philosophers scrupulously acknowledge the tradition of use that informs their understanding of the word. (shrink)
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  5. C. Stephen Evans (2008). Kierkegaard and the Limits of Reason: Can There Be a Responsible Fideism? Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia 64 (2/4):1021 - 1035.score: 18.0
    This paper argues that Kierkegaard is not an irrationalist, but a "responsible fideist." Responsible fideism attempts to answer two important philosophical questions: "Are there limits to reason?" and "How can the limits of reason be recognized?" Kierkegaard's account of the incarnation as "the absolute paradox" does not see the incarnation as a logical contradiction, but rather functions in a way similar to a Kantian antimony. Faith in the incarnation both helps us recognize the limits of reason and also to (...)
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  6. Ken McGovern & Béla Szabados (2002). Was Wittgenstein a Fideist? Two Views. Sophia 41 (2):41-54.score: 18.0
    Kai Nielsen and Felicity McCutcheon have each in their own way taken issue with the received view that Wittgenstein’s remarks on religious language are to be construed as a form of “fideism”. They each provide sharply divergent views on Wittgenstein’s remarks on the meaning of religious language and, indeed, the importance of religion itself. These differences, however, serve to bring into relief both Wittgenstein’s recognition of the genuinely descriptive nature of ordinary religious discourse and his underlying political sensitivity. The (...)
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  7. Kai Nielsen (1982). Wittgensteinian Fideism. In Steven M. Cahn & David Shatz (eds.), Contemporary Philosophy of Religion. Oxford University Press. 191-.score: 15.0
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  8. Richard Askew (1988). On Fideism and Alvin Plantinga. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 23 (1):3 - 16.score: 15.0
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  9. Christopher Insole (1998). 'Kierkegaard': A Reasonable Fideist? Heythrop Journal 39 (4):363–378.score: 15.0
  10. Richard Amesbury (2007). Kai Nielsen and D.Z. Phillips, Wittgensteinian Fideism? SCM Press, London, 2005, 383 Pages. Pb £35. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 61 (1):51-55.score: 15.0
  11. Ezra Talmor (1987). God and Skepticism: A Study in Skepticism and Fideism. Journal of the History of Philosophy 25 (2):299-300.score: 15.0
  12. Richard Amesbury, Fideism. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.score: 15.0
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  13. Gianluca Mori (2004). Bayle, Saint-Evremond, and Fideism: A Reply to Thomas M. Lennon. Journal of the History of Ideas 65 (2):323-334.score: 15.0
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  14. A. Harvevany (2007). Wittgensteinian Fideism? – By Kai Nielsen and D. Z. Phillips. Philosophical Investigations 30 (3):319–323.score: 15.0
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  15. Michael Szczekalla (1998). Philo's Feigned Fideism in Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 80 (1):75-87.score: 15.0
  16. Timothy Crutcher (2009). Wittgensteinian Fideism? By Kai Nielsen and D. Z. Phillips. Heythrop Journal 50 (3):548-550.score: 15.0
  17. Kai Nielsen (1969). Wittgensteinian Fideism Again: A Reply to Hudson. Philosophy 44 (167):63 - 65.score: 15.0
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  18. L. Bryant Keeling & Mario F. Morelli (1977). Beyond Wittgensteinian Fideism: An Examination of John Hick's Analysis of Religious Faith. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 8 (4):250 - 262.score: 15.0
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  19. James T. King (1975). Fideism and Rationality. New Scholasticism 49 (4):431-450.score: 15.0
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  20. W. D. Hudson (1968). On Two Points Against Wittgensteinian Fideism. Philosophy 43 (165):269 - 273.score: 15.0
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  21. Struan Jacobs (2012). Tradition in a Free Society: The Fideism of Michael Polanyi and the Rationalism of Karl Popper. Tradition and Discovery 36 (2):8-25.score: 15.0
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  22. Mašan Bogdanovski (2006). Skeptical Fideism in Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. Theoria 49 (4):71-92.score: 15.0
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  23. Stuart Brown (1989). Christian Averroism, Fideism and the 'Two-Fold Truth'. Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures 25:207-223.score: 15.0
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  24. Van A. Harvey (2007). Wittgensteinian Fideism?–By Kai Nielsen and DZ Phillips. Philosophical Investigations 30 (3):319-323.score: 15.0
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  25. John Hick (1986). Terence Penelhum, God and Skepticism: A Study in Skepticism and Fideism Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 6 (4):171-172.score: 15.0
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  26. Yves Labbé (2007). Kai Nielsen et D.Z. Phillips, Wittgensteinian Fideism ?. Londres, SCM Press, 2005, 383 p. Revue des Sciences Religieuses 81:273-275.score: 15.0
    La philosophie de la religion de Wittgenstein et des philosophes analytiques qui l’ont suivi est-elle ou non un fidéisme ? Le livre est né d’une rencontre tardive entre deux penseurs qui ont engagé le débat, indépendamment l’un de l’autre, au milieu des années soixante. Au terme d’une douzaine de chapitres composés en alternance, à l’écriture toujours serrée et au ton parfois vif, les auteurs n’abandonnent pas leurs positions initiales, même si elles se sont nuancées avec les années. Il revie..
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  27. Kai Nielsen (1972). The Coherence of Wittgensteinian Fideism. Sophia 11 (3):4-12.score: 15.0
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  28. John J. O'Brien (1942). Sentimental Fideism. Modern Schoolman 20 (1):3-5.score: 15.0
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  29. D. H. Pritchard (2011). Wittgensteinian Quasi-Fideism. Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion 4:145-159.score: 15.0
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  30. Robert S. Gall (2013). Fideism or Faith in Doubt? Philosophy Today 57 (4):358-368.score: 15.0
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  31. S. J. Grootens (2013). Was Abbé Louis bautain een fideist? Bijdragen 25 (1):29-63.score: 15.0
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  32. William Sweet & Colin O'Connell (1992). Empiricism, Fideism and the Nature of Religious Belief. Sophia 31 (3):1-15.score: 15.0
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  33. Sérgio Cardoso (2009). On Skeptical Fideism in Montaigne's Apology for Raymond Sebond. In Maia Neto, José Raimundo, Gianni Paganini & John Christian Laursen (eds.), Skepticism in the Modern Age: Building on the Work of Richard Popkin. Brill.score: 15.0
  34. John Cottingham (forthcoming). Robert MacSwain: Solved by Sacrifice: Austin Farrer, Fideism, and the Evidence of Faith. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion:1-3.score: 15.0
    The book opens with an informative picture of the theological-cum-philosophical climate of Oxford in the period immediately after the Second World War. The Anglican theologian Austin Farrer was a leading figure in an informal discussion group known as “The Metaphysicals,” formed out of dissatisfaction with the then prevailing positivist orthodoxy, which outlawed the grand ‘ultimate’ questions of philosophy as nonsensical. In many ways, MacSwain explains, Farrer was a kind of model for younger members of the group such as Basil Mitchell, (...)
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  35. Nancy Frankenberry (1992). Reconstructing Religion Without Revelation, Foundations, or Fideism: A Reply to My Critics. American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 13 (2):117 - 135.score: 15.0
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  36. van A. Harvey (2007). Kai Nielsen and DZ Phillips, Wittgensteinian Fideism? Philosophical Investigations 30 (3):319-323.score: 15.0
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  37. Brad J. Kallenberg (2007). Wittgensteinian Fideism? – By Kai Nielsen and D. Z. Phillips. Modern Theology 23 (3):469-471.score: 15.0
  38. Terence Penelhum (1994). Atheism, Skepticism and Fideism. Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica 86 (1):134-153.score: 15.0
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  39. Richard Popkin (1967). Fideism. In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York, Macmillan. 201--202.score: 15.0
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  40. Michael A. Smith (2001). 7. Beyond Fideism and Antirationalism: Some Reflections on Fides Et Ratio. Logos 4 (4).score: 15.0
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  41. Christopher Stephen Lutz (2011). Alasdair MacIntyre's Tradition-Constituted Enquiry: An Alternative to Relativism and Fideism. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 85 (3):391-413.score: 15.0
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  42. Terrence W. Tilley (1989). Incommensurability, Intratextuality, and Fideism. Modern Theology 5 (2):87-111.score: 15.0
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  43. Jan Woleński (2009). Theism, Fideism, Atheism, Agnosticism. In Lars-Göran Johansson, Jan Österberg, Rysiek Śliwiński & Jordan Howard Sobel (eds.), Logic, Ethics and All That Jazz: Essays in Honour of Jordan Howard Sobel. Dept. Of Philosophy, Uppsala University. 387--400.score: 15.0
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  44. Marek Pepliński (2011). Analityczna epistemologia religii ostatnich pięciu dekad. Filo-Sofija 11 (15 (2011/4)):919-938.score: 9.0
    There are three chief aims of the paper. First, it presents in short the beginning of the analytic philosophy of religion, its development, issues, and methods. Second, it puts forward a hypothesis that in the last five decades analytic philosophy of religion has been dominated by the epistemological paradigm, i.e. in most cases, any problem in question has been studied as part of the general problem of rationality of religious belief. That situation is changing slowly towards achieving more balance between (...)
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  45. Owen Anderson (2008). The Presuppositions of Religious Pluralism and the Need for Natural Theology. Sophia 47 (2):201-222.score: 9.0
    In ‘The Presuppositions of Religious Pluralism and the Need for Natural Theology’ I argue that there are four important presuppositions behind John Hick’s form of religious pluralism that successfully support it against what I call fideistic exclusivism. These are i) the ought/can principle, ii) the universality of religious experience, iii) the universality of redemptive change, and iv) a view of how God (the Eternal) would do things. I then argue that if these are more fully developed they support a different (...)
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  46. Yiftach J. H. Fehige (2007). Putnams Semi-Fideismus. Theologische Quartalschrift 185 (3):215-234.score: 9.0
    In this paper I argue that Hilary Putnam is a semi-fideist.
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  47. Thomas D. Carroll (2014). Wittgenstein Within the Philosophy of Religion. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 9.0
    The commonly held view that Wittgensteinian philosophy of religion entails an irrationalist defense of religion known as 'fideism' loses plausibility when contrasted with recent scholarship on Wittgenstein's corpus, biography, and other sources. This book reevaluates the place of Wittgenstein in the philosophy of religion and charts a path forward for the subfield by advancing three themes. The first is that philosophers of religion should question received interpretations of philosophers, such as Wittgenstein, as well as the meanings of key terms (...)
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  48. Antony Aumann (2009). Kierkegaard's Case for the Irrelevance of Philosophy. Continental Philosophy Review 42 (2):221-248.score: 6.0
    This paper provides an account of Kierkegaard’s central criticism of the Danish Hegelians. Contrary to recent scholarship, it is argued that this criticism has a substantive theoretical basis and is not merely personal or ad hominem in nature. In particular, Kierkegaard is seen as criticizing the Hegelians for endorsing an unacceptable form of intellectual elitism, one that gives them pride of place in the realm of religion by dint of their philosophical knowledge. A problem arises, however, because this criticism threatens (...)
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  49. Kelly James Clark, Religious Epistemology. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.score: 6.0
  50. Domenic Marbaniang (2009). Explorations of Faith. Google Books.score: 6.0
    Introduction he eleventh chapter of Hebrews has been one of the most inspiring chapters of faith in the Bible throughout the history of Christianity. ...
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