By Daniel A. Dombrowski

ISBN-10: 0791462838

ISBN-13: 9780791462836

ISBN-10: 0791462846

ISBN-13: 9780791462843

Explores the method or neoclassical interpretation of Plato's notion on God.

A Platonic Philosophy of faith demanding situations conventional perspectives of Plato’s non secular suggestion, arguing that those overstate the case for the veneration of Being instead of changing into. Daniel A. Dombrowski explores how strategy or neoclassical views on Plato’s view of God were usually missed, impoverishing either our view of Plato and our view of what should be acknowledged in modern philosophy of faith on a Platonic foundation. the principally overlooked later dialogues, Dombrowski unearths a dynamic theism in Plato and offers a brand new and intensely diversified Platonic philosophy of faith. The work’s interpretive framework derives from the applying of strategy philosophy and discusses the continuation of Plato’s suggestion within the works of Hartshorne and Whitehead.

“…provide[s] a few a lot wanted clean air for the learn of the philosophy of faith in that it not just makes an attempt to discover an appropriate demeanour during which to set up metaphysical propositions, but in addition in that it issues towards new chances for re-thinking the function of faith in our international today.” — Louvain Studies

“…Dombrowski, recognized for his contributions to the philosophy of environmentalism, offers us with a booklet that gives a neoclassical point of view on Plato’s philosophy of God … Dombrowski’s ebook merits our attention.” — American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly

“The finest questions raised via this publication relate to the best way the writings and perspectives of philosophers can or could be interpreted … it is going to be learn with nice curiosity by way of these philosophers who discover and educate classes within the philosophy of faith, particularly Platonic scholars.” — Philosophy in Review

“Dombrowski makes a huge contribution to procedure theology and philosophy.” — John B. Cobb Jr., writer of Postmodernism and Public coverage: Reframing faith, tradition, schooling, Sexuality, category, Race, Politics, and the Economy

“By skillfully and obviously demonstrating the textual and argumentative value of features of Plato’s paintings that have frequently been systematically overlooked or underappreciated, Dombrowski convincingly develops the proposal of a dipolar Platonic philosophy of religion.” — Brian G. Henning, Mount Saint Mary’s University

Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle college. he's the writer of a number of books, together with Rawls and faith: The Case for Political Liberalism, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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