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    Good and Evil: An Absolute Conception.Michael McGhee - 1993 - Philosophical Quarterly 43 (170):110-112.
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    Philosophers and God: At the Frontiers of Faith and Reason.John Cornwell & Michael McGhee (eds.) - 2009 - Continuum.
    A small industry has grown up around these works - Dawkins, Dennett, Hitchens - complaining not just about their theological illiteracy but also about their ...
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  3. Teaching Philosophy.Gillian Howie, Michael Mcghee, Phil Hutchinson, Michael Loughlin, Richard Shusterman & William Edelglass - 2009 - Continuum.
    In the current academic climate, teaching is often seen as secondary to research. Teaching Philosophy seeks to bring teaching philosophy higher on the academic agenda.An international team of contributors, all of whom share the view that philosophy is a subject that can transform students, offers practical guidance and advice for teachers of philosophy. The book suggests ways in which the teaching of philosophy at undergraduate level might be facilitated. Some of the essays place the emphasis on individual self discovery, others (...)
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    Transformations of Mind: Philosophy as Spiritual Practice.Michael McGhee - 2000 - Cambridge University Press.
    The book offers a conception of philosophy as a form of self-enquiry which begins not in reflection, but in silence and meditation, conceived as conditions for the emergence and cessation of contending states of mind which influence perception and action. The philosopher thus becomes a kind of cartographer of a shifting interior landscape. This underlying perspective explains the personal nature of the writing and its mixing of genres. The book draws on both the Greek and Buddhist traditions, recognising that it (...)
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    Michael Weston, Recovering the Mystery: Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Cooper, Dao and Zen (London: Epiphanies Press, 2021). 181, Price £7.99. [REVIEW]Michael McGhee - forthcoming - Philosophical Investigations.
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    Spirituality for the Godless: Michael McGhee.Michael McGhee - 2011 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 68:227-244.
    ‘Godless’ was never a neutral term: in 1528 William Tindale talked of ‘godlesse ypocrites and infidels’ and a ‘godless generation’ is one that has turned its back on God and the paths of righteousness. An atheist, by contrast, a new and self-conscious atheist perhaps, might now wear the term as a badge of pride, to indicate their rejection both of belief and the implication of moral turpitude. Traditionally, though, those who declared themselves ‘atheist’ had a hardly better press than the (...)
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    In Praise of Mindfulness.Michael McGhee - 1988 - Religious Studies 24 (1):65 - 89.
    I have meditated regularly, following simple Buddhist procedures, for more than ten years, and that seems just about long enough for me to start to offer some preliminary account of it, despite the limitations of my progress and experience, and the difficulty of describing the more intimate and less explored reaches of the mind. I think I have learned enough to say that through prolonged spiritual practice one arrives at the springs of action and at root attitudes, and is in (...)
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  8. Transformations of Mind Philosophy as Spiritual Practice.Michael Mcghee - 2001 - Philosophy 76 (296):323-327.
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    Understanding Other Persons.Michael McGhee - 1975 - Philosophical Quarterly 25 (99):181.
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    Philosophy as a Way of Life: Ancients and Moderns - Essays in Honor of Pierre Hadot.Michael Chase, Stephen R. L. Clark & Michael McGhee (eds.) - 2013 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This unique collection of essays on the late Pierre Hadot’s revolutionary approach to studying and practising philosophy traces the links between his work and that of thinkers from Wittgenstein to the French postmodernists. It shows how his secular spiritual exercises expand our horizons, enabling us to be in a fuller, more authentic way. Comprehensive treatment of a neglected theme: philosophy’s practical relevance in our lives Interdisciplinary analysis reflects the wide influence of Hadot’s thought Explores the links between Hadot’s ideas and (...)
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    Reason and Tradition in Indian Thought: An Essay on the Nature of Indian Philosophical Thinking.Michael McGhee & Jitendra Nath Mohanty - 1994 - Philosophical Quarterly 44 (176):377.
    In this book, Professor Mohanty develops a new interpretation of the ontology and nature of Indian philosophical thinking. Using the original Sanskrit sources, he examines the concepts of consciousness and subjectivity, and the theories of meaning and truth, and explicates the concept of theoretical rationality that underlies the Indian philosophies. The author brings to bear insights from modern Western analytical and phenomenological philosophies, not with a view to instituting direct comparisons but in order to interpret Indian thinking. In doing so, (...)
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    Notes on a Great Erotic.Michael McGhee - 1990 - Philosophical Investigations 13 (3):258-272.
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    Temperance: Cor Ad Cor Loquitur.Michael McGhee - 1989 - Philosophical Investigations 12 (3):193-216.
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  14. Birds, Frogs and Tintern Abbey: Humanism and Hubris.Michael McGhee - 2012 - European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 4 (3):33--50.
    David E. Cooper proposes that the ”mystery’ of ”reality as it “anyway‘ is, independently of human perspective’ provides measure for the leading of our lives and thus avoids, on the one hand, the hubris of a humanism for which moral life is the product of the human will and has no warrant beyond it, and, on the other, a theism which appears to be at once too remote from and too close to the human world to provide any such warrant. (...)
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  15. Transformations of Mind: Philosophy as Spiritual Practice.Michael Mcghee - 2001 - Philosophical Quarterly 51 (205):556-558.
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    Peter Winch, Spinoza on Ethics and Understanding. Michael Campbell and Sarah Tropper (Eds) (London: Anthem Press, 2020). Pp 145, Price £84.99. [REVIEW]Michael McGhee - forthcoming - Philosophical Investigations.
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  17. Learning to Converse: Reflections on a Small Experiment.Michael McGhee - 2013 - Philosophy East and West 63 (4):530-542.
    The three of us sweated in the heat and swayed with the rhythms of the crowded suburban train as we talked—or rather shouted to make ourselves heard—hanging by straps in the crush as we trundled back toward Andheri West. We were two Indians, Probal Dasgupta and Prabodh Parikh, and one Britisher, myself—all around the same age, in our late thirties. It was 1985, and Probal and I had traveled down from Pune on the Deccan Express to meet Prabodh in Bombay—and (...)
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  18. Mysticism and Psychosis: Descriptions and Distinctions.Michael McGhee - 2002 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 9 (4):343-347.
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    Rationality and the Social Sciences.Michael J. McGhee, S. I. Benn & G. W. Mortimore - 1977 - Philosophical Quarterly 27 (109):380.
  20. Humanism and Spirituality : Or How to Be a Good Atheist.Michael McGhee - 2009 - In John Cornwell & Michael McGhee (eds.), Philosophers and God: At the Frontiers of Faith and Reason. Continuum.
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    Peter Winch, Spinoza on Ethics and Understanding. Michael Campbell and Sarah Tropper (Eds) (London: Anthem Press, 2020). Pp 145, Price £84.99. [REVIEW]Michael McGhee - forthcoming - Wiley: Philosophical Investigations.
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    Christopher Cordner , Philosophy, Ethics and a Common Humanity: Essays in Honour of Raimond Gaita . Xv + 239, Price £65.00 Hb. [REVIEW]Michael McGhee - 2014 - Philosophical Investigations 37 (3):281-285.
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    A Fat Worm of Error?Michael McGhee - 1991 - British Journal of Aesthetics 31 (3):222-229.
  24. Byazantium: The Kantian Sublime.Michael Mcghee - 2004 - Indian Philosophical Quarterly 31 (1-4):177.
     
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  25. Philosophy as Poetry and Conversation.Michael McGhee - 2010 - In J. Sharma A. Raguramaraju (ed.), Grounding Morality. Routledge. pp. 11.
     
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  26. Philosophy, Religion and the Spiritual Life.Michael McGhee - 1992 - Cambridge University Press.
    An alternative agenda for the philosophy of religion emerges from this interdisciplinary collection. Going outside the traditional concerns of natural theology, the distinguished contributors to this volume explore such topics as the nature of selfhood and its images in the ancient, the medieval and the modern world; the role of philosophy as a route to wisdom; non-conceptual awareness; and the nature of love and its relation to attention. Discussion focuses on the figures of Plato and Augustine, William James and the (...)
     
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  27. Philosophy, Religion and the Spiritual Life.Michael McGhee - 1992 - Cambridge University Press.
    An alternative agenda for the philosophy of religion emerges from this interdisciplinary collection. Going outside the traditional concerns of natural theology, the distinguished contributors to this volume explore such topics as the nature of selfhood and its images in the ancient, the medieval and the modern world; the role of philosophy as a route to wisdom; non-conceptual awareness; and the nature of love and its relation to attention. Discussion focuses on the figures of Plato and Augustine, William James and the (...)
     
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    Spirituality for the Godless: Buddhism, Humanism, and Religion.Michael McGhee - 2021 - Cambridge University Press.
    Many people describe themselves as secular rather than religious, but they often qualify this statement by claiming an interest in spirituality. But what kind of spirituality is possible in the absence of religion? In this book, Michael McGhee shows how religious traditions and secular humanism function as 'schools of wisdom' whose aim is to expose and overcome the forces that obstruct justice. He examines the ancient conception of philosophy as a form of ethical self-inquiry and spiritual practice conducted by a (...)
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  29. "Towards a Critique of Cultural Reason": R. Sundara Rajan. [REVIEW]Michael Mcghee - 1989 - British Journal of Aesthetics 29 (3):279.
     
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    Aesthetics, Nature and Religion: Ronald W. Hepburn and His Legacy, Ed. Endre Szécsényi.Endre Szécsényi, Peter Cheyne, Cairns Craig, David E. Cooper, Emily Brady, Douglas Hedley, Mary Warnock, Guy Bennett-Hunter, Michael McGhee, James Kirwan, Isis Brook, Fran Speed, Yuriko Saito, James MacAllister, Arto Haapala, Alexander J. B. Hampton, Pauline von Bonsdorff, Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson & Arnar Árnason - 2020 - Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press.
    On 18–19 May 2018, a symposium was held in the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the death of Ronald W. Hepburn (1927–2008). The speakers at this event discussed Hepburn’s oeuvre from several perspectives. For this book, the collection of the revised versions of their talks has been supplemented by the papers of other scholars who were unable to attend the symposium itself. Thus this volume contains contributions from (...)
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  31. Religion and Philosophy.Martin Warner & Michael Mcghee - 1993 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 183 (3):610-612.
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    The Roots of Metaphor: A Multidisciplinary Study in Aesthetics.Michael McGhee - 2003 - British Journal of Aesthetics 43 (2):192-193.
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    Timothy Tessin and Mario von der Ruhr, Eds. Philosophy and the Grammar of Religious Belief. Pp. 396. (New York: St Martin's Press: Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1995.).Michael McGhee - 1996 - Religious Studies 32 (4):523.
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    Is Nothing Sacred? A Secular Philosophy of Incarnation.Michael McGhee - 2011 - Philosophical Investigations 34 (2):169-188.
    Christian thinkers have recently expressed concern about the “silencing” or marginalisation of religion in public life, have affirmed the desirability of dialogue between the world of faith and the world of reason but have raised doubts about the feasibility of a moral language that refers to unconditional moral claims or human rights or the intrinsic dignity of human beings if it is not grounded in a transcendent or supernatural source of value. The present paper is an attempt to open a (...)
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    Wittgenstein's Temple: Or How Cool is Philosophy?Michael McGhee - 2007 - Philosophical Investigations 30 (1):25–44.
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    Reasonable Faith – By John Haldane.Michael McGhee - 2011 - Modern Theology 27 (4):701-703.
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    Seeke True Religion. Oh, Where?Michael McGhee - 2006 - Ratio 19 (4):454–473.
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    The Locations of the Soul.Michael McGhee - 1996 - Religious Studies 32 (2):205 - 221.
    Belief in life after death is implicated, for the typical 'Wittgensteinian', with Cartesian dualism, and the latter seen to entail a private inner subject that cannot survive the anti-private language argument. But Descartes does not really suffer from this defect and belief in life after death is not merely a product of 'confused' Cartesian metaphysics. Descartes is presented as an intellectual analogue of the formation of the concept of 'soul' in spiritual contexts. Just as metaphysical reflection forces us to conclude, (...)
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    Brian R. Clack Wittgenstein, Frazer and Religion. (London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999). Pp. 200.Michael Mcghee - 2000 - Religious Studies 36 (1):107-121.
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    Facing Truths: Ethics and the Spiritual Life.Michael McGhee - 1992 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 32:229-246.
    In this paper I continue an enterprise begun in earlier work in which I attempt to naturalize into a western philosophical context concepts that derive from the practice of Buddhist meditation. In particular I shall try to make use of the notion of samādhi and vipassanā or insight. I should stress that I make no attempt at a scholarly explication of these terms but try rather to establish a use for them through reflection on experience, and by making a connection (...)
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    Individual Buddhists.Michael McGhee - 1993 - Religious Studies 29 (4):443 - 452.
    There is a short section of Peter Harvey's recent book on Buddhism in which he offers a thumbnail sketch of Buddhist groups in the United Kingdom. Among the groups he describes is the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, and I declare an interest, as one of its members. I have no particular quarrel with the description of FWBO activities, but there is a sting in the tail, which is, I think, a point of some conceptual interest, which others have (...)
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    Chastity and the (Male) Philosophers.Michael Mcghee - 1993 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 10 (1):45-57.
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    The God of Metaphysics. [REVIEW]Michael Mcghee - 2007 - Philosophy 82 (2):357-361.
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    The God of Metaphysics by T.L.S. Sprigge. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, Pp. 576, £60.Michael McGhee - 2007 - Philosophy 82 (2):357-361.
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    Genocide and Human Rights: A Philosophical Guide – Edited by John K. Roth.Michael McGhee - 2007 - Philosophical Investigations 30 (4):393–397.
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    Introduction.Michael McGhee - 1992 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 32:1-8.
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    Greeks, Galatians and Western Buddhists: Christianity, Buddhism and ‘Social Responsibility’.Michael McGhee - 2002 - Contemporary Buddhism 3 (2):99-109.
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    Christianity and Creation: The Essence of the Christian Faith and its Future Among Religions. A Systematic Theology James P Mackey New York, London, Continuum, Pp. 403, £30.Michael McGhee - 2007 - Philosophy 82 (4):653-657.
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    ‘The Rarer Action’: Winch Goes to Maharbaleshwar.Michael McGhee - 2020 - Philosophical Investigations 43 (1-2):56-70.
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    Logic and Sin in the Writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein.Michael Mcghee - 1994 - Philosophical Books 35 (2):110-111.
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