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By Daniel A. Dombrowski

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 in place of turning into. Daniel A. Dombrowski explores how method or neoclassical views on Plato’s view of God were as a rule ignored, 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 reveals a dynamic theism in Plato and offers a brand new and extremely varied Platonic philosophy of faith. The work’s interpretive framework derives from the applying of strategy philosophy and discusses the continuation of Plato’s inspiration within the works of Hartshorne and Whitehead.

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

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

“The best questions raised by means of this e-book 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 via these philosophers who discover and educate classes within the philosophy of faith, specifically Platonic scholars.” — Philosophy in Review

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

“By skillfully and obviously demonstrating the textual and argumentative significance of facets of Plato’s paintings that have usually been systematically neglected or underappreciated, Dombrowski convincingly develops the thought 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 through SUNY Press.

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