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By Daniel A. Dombrowski

A historical past of the idea that of God throughout the lens of technique thought.

Daniel A. Dombrowski explores the historical past of the idea that of God from the viewpoint of neoclassical, or technique, theism. His neoclassical technique assuages the present obstacle in philosophical theism, stuck among a safeguard of classical theism and assertions of non secular skepticism. in its place, the paintings deals Charles Hartshorne’s proposal of a God who continually evolves, really not like the allegedly excellent determine of extra conventional, and more and more unsatisfactory, debts. Dombrowski surveys the classical theists and their roots in historic Greek philosophy earlier than turning to contributions from the 16th via 20th centuries, finally discussing twenty-three thinkers. the foremost figures during this heritage are Plato, who paradoxically supplied the philosophical foundation either for classical and neoclassical suggestions, and 3 nice figures in technique theism: Henri Bergson, Alfred North Whitehead, and Hartshorne. the idea that of God has a wealthy earlier; this publication argues that it might have a wealthy destiny as well.

Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle collage. 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 method Perspective, all released by way of SUNY Press.

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