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By Daniel A. Dombrowski

Explores the method or neoclassical interpretation of Plato's idea on God.

A Platonic Philosophy of faith demanding situations conventional perspectives of Plato’s non secular proposal, arguing that those overstate the case for the veneration of Being in preference to changing into. Daniel A. Dombrowski explores how approach or neoclassical views on Plato’s view of God were generally ignored, impoverishing either our view of Plato and our view of what might be stated in modern philosophy of faith on a Platonic foundation. taking a look at the principally overlooked later dialogues, Dombrowski unearths a dynamic theism in Plato and provides a brand new and extremely diversified Platonic philosophy of faith. The work’s interpretive framework derives from the applying of technique philosophy and discusses the continuation of Plato’s idea within the works of Hartshorne and Whitehead.

“…provide[s] a few a lot wanted clean air for the learn of the philosophy of faith in that it not just makes an attempt to discover an appropriate demeanour during which to installation 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, offers us with a ebook that gives a neoclassical point of view on Plato’s philosophy of God … Dombrowski’s ebook merits our attention.” — American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly

“The finest questions raised by means of this ebook relate to the way the writings and perspectives of philosophers can or may be interpreted … will probably be learn with nice curiosity through these philosophers who discover and train classes within the philosophy of faith, specially Platonic scholars.” — Philosophy in Review

“Dombrowski makes an incredible contribution to technique 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 value of points of Plato’s paintings that have frequently been systematically missed or underappreciated, Dombrowski convincingly develops the inspiration of a dipolar Platonic philosophy of religion.” — Brian G. Henning, Mount Saint Mary’s University

Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle collage. he's the writer of a number of books, together with Rawls and faith: The Case for Political Liberalism, additionally released by way of SUNY Press.

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