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By Daniel A. Dombrowski

A historical past of the concept that of God in the course of the lens of strategy thought.

Daniel A. Dombrowski explores the historical past of the idea that of God from the point of view of neoclassical, or method, theism. His neoclassical procedure assuages the present main issue in philosophical theism, stuck among a security of classical theism and assertions of spiritual skepticism. as a substitute, the paintings bargains Charles Hartshorne’s thought of a God who consistently evolves, fairly not like the allegedly ideal determine of extra conventional, and more and more unsatisfactory, debts. Dombrowski surveys the classical theists and their roots in old Greek philosophy earlier than turning to contributions from the 16th via 20th centuries, eventually discussing twenty-three thinkers. the major figures during this background are Plato, who satirically supplied the philosophical foundation either for classical and neoclassical techniques, and 3 nice figures in approach theism: Henri Bergson, Alfred North Whitehead, and Hartshorne. the idea that of God has a wealthy previous; this ebook argues that it could possibly 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 approach Perspective, all released by means of SUNY Press.

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