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By Daniel A. Dombrowski

A heritage of the idea that of God throughout the lens of strategy thought.

Daniel A. Dombrowski explores the background of the idea that of God from the viewpoint of neoclassical, or technique, theism. His neoclassical strategy assuages the present challenge in philosophical theism, stuck among a safeguard of classical theism and assertions of spiritual skepticism. as a substitute, the paintings deals Charles Hartshorne’s suggestion of a God who consistently evolves, particularly not like the allegedly ideal determine of extra conventional, and more and more unsatisfactory, money owed. Dombrowski surveys the classical theists and their roots in historic Greek philosophy ahead of turning to contributions from the 16th via 20th centuries, eventually discussing twenty-three thinkers. the foremost figures during this historical past are Plato, who paradoxically supplied the philosophical foundation either for classical and neoclassical innovations, and 3 nice figures in method theism: Henri Bergson, Alfred North Whitehead, and Hartshorne. the idea that of God has a wealthy earlier; this publication argues that it may well have a wealthy destiny as well.

Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle college. he's the writer of many books, together with Hartshorne and the Metaphysics of Animal Rights; Rawls and faith: The Case for Political Liberalism; and A Platonic Philosophy of faith: A technique Perspective, all released via SUNY Press.

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