Philosophy of Religion A Contemporary Introduction (Hardcover)
|Author: Keith E. Yandell|
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|Philosophy of Religion provides an account of the central issues and viewpoints in the philosophy of religion but also shows how such issues can be rationally assessed and in what ways competing views can be rationally assessed. It includes major philosophical figures in religious traditions as well as discussions by important contemporary philosophers. Keith Yandell deals lucidly and constructively with representative views from Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. This book will appeal to students of both philosophy and religion as well as to the general reader interested in the subject.|
Unique features of Philosophy of Religion:
* key reading and new reading in the subject area
* questions at the ends of chapters
* a glossary of philosophical terms
* annotated further reading
From the Publisher:
A textbook for students who have completed courses in general philosophy. Yandell (philosophy, U. of Wisconsin-Madison) introduces the subject with reference to other religions besides Christianity, offering representative views and competing issues from Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Jainism. He shows how such issues and views can be assessed rationally, and discusses major philosophical figures in the religious tradition and in contemporary philosophy. He includes a glossary without pronunciation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Book Format: Hardcover. Edition: 0002. Number of Pages: 0826. Publisher: Routledge ...