Get Aquinas to Whitehead: seven centuries of metaphysics of PDF

By Charles Hartshorne

ISBN-10: 0874621410

ISBN-13: 9780874621419

Could be shipped from US. Used books won't contain spouse fabrics, could have a few shelf put on, might include highlighting/notes, would possibly not comprise CDs or entry codes. a hundred% a reimbursement warrantly.

Show description

Read Online or Download Aquinas to Whitehead: seven centuries of metaphysics of religion PDF

Similar metaphysics books

Read e-book online New Essays on the Rationalists PDF

This assortment provides one of the most important and unique fresh writings on Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz, the 3 maximum rationalists of the early sleek interval. Their paintings provided marvelous and detailed integrations of technological know-how, morals, metaphysics, and faith, which this present day stay on the heart of philosophical dialogue.

Download e-book for kindle: Heidegger, ethics and the practice of ontology by Heidegger, Martin; Webb, David

Heidegger, Ethics and the perform of Ontology provides a tremendous new exam of ethics and ontology in Heidegger. There is still a easy conviction all through Heidegger's notion that the development in which Being is given or disclosed is one way or the other ‘prior' to our relation to the various beings we meet in our daily lives.

Get Theories of Intensionality : A Critical Survey PDF

This booklet bargains a accomplished primer for the research of intensionality. It explores and assesses these key theories of intensionality that have been built within the 20th and early twenty-first centuries. all the tested theories is proven as to if it may possibly account for the issues linked to (A) the intersubstitution salva veritate of co-extensional expressions, and (B) existential generalisation.

Additional info for Aquinas to Whitehead: seven centuries of metaphysics of religion

Sample text

It is quite clear that James, if (which I doubt) he ever read Fechner's long chapter on "God and the World" in Zendavesta, misunderstood or forgot its message. I say this because Fechner's view meets James's basic requirements that there be an open future for God and that our choices make Page 28 a contingent difference to him. So far from recognizing this common ground James writes as though Fechner's God were simply one more version of "the absolute" for whom the future is a closed book. More recently Berdyaev and Whitehead are similarly on James's side in what mattered most to him, but not only did James die too soon to find this out, but also and more important is the fact that most of those influenced by James, notably John Dewey, never permitted themselves to acknowledge how far theological developments went, early in this century, to provide the values that James sought.

Thomas and Analogy (1941) by Gerald B. , (1892-1965) professor of philosophy, St. Michael's College, Toronto. SBN 87462-105-4 St. , professor emeritus of philosophy, Princeton University. , (1888-1961) University professor, Harvard University. SBN 87462-107-0 The Nature and Origins of Scientism (1944) by John Wellmuth. SBN 87462-108-9 Cicero in the Courtroom of St. Thomas Aquinas (1945) by E. K. , (1871-1945) Pope professor of Latin, emeritus, Harvard University. SBN 87462-109-7 St. , director of the Albert the Great Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of Montreal.

I agree with him and themwith qualifications. Gilson once wrote that Saint Thomas "never doubted" the axioms of his thinking. " In philosophy no axioms have standing unless and until the possibility has been seriously considered that they are at best merely plausible, rather than genuinely self-evident and certain. We have had too many illustrations of the risks of axiomatic assertion to dispense with caution at this point. I shall now give an example of a seemingly self-evident truth which for two thousand years escaped critical examination, but which proved quite vulnerable once it had been so examined.

Download PDF sample

Aquinas to Whitehead: seven centuries of metaphysics of religion by Charles Hartshorne

by George

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 14 votes