Religious Experience and the End of Metaphysics - Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion (Hardback)Jeffrey Bloechl (editor)
Hardback Published: 21/10/2003
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Does religious thinking stand in opposition to postmodernity? Does the existence of God present the ultimate challenge to metaphysics? Strands of continental thought, especially those running from Kant, Husserl, and Heidegger, focus on individual consciousness as the horizon for all meaning and provide modern philosophy of religion with much of its present ferment.In "Religious Experience and the End of Metaphysics", 11 influential continental philosophers share the conviction that religious thinking cannot afford to disengage from the challenges of modern European philosophy. Together they provide a rich and intriguing set of answers to questions surrounding the meaning of religious experience. Topics include subjectivity, selfhood, and rationality; language, community, and ethics; the influence of Jewish and eastern religions on religious experience; God as phenomenology; and, religion in the postmodern age. These lucid and arresting essays bring together many of the leading voices in the contemporary continental debate on God and religion.
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 22 mm
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