By Cyriacus Akas
By M. Harris
By Ryuho Okawa
By Shai Held
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) used to be a prolific pupil, impassioned theologian, and in demand activist who participated within the black civil rights stream and the crusade opposed to the Vietnam battle. He has been hailed as a hero, commemorated as a visionary, and ceaselessly quoted as a devotional author. during this sympathetic, but serious, exam, Shai Held elicits the overarching subject matters and solidarity of Heschel’s incisive and insightful notion. concentrating on the assumption of transcendence—or the circulate from self-centeredness to God-centeredness—Held places Heschel into discussion with modern Jewish thinkers, Christian theologians, devotional writers, and philosophers of religion.
By Gesine Schwan
Gesine Schwan hat es als erste unternommen, den Zusammenhang von Politik und Schuld systematisch zu untersuchen. Ihre those: Das Beschweigen von Schuld schädigt die Demokratie. Gesine Schwans faszinierender Überblick beginnt mit der Frage, wie sich der Begriff der Schuld im Verlaufe der Geschichte verändert hat und wie unser heutiges Strafrecht die Verantwortung des Menschen für sein Tun behandelt. Nach einer Vertiefung der Schulddefinition aus psychologischer und religionsphilosophischer Sicht diskutiert Gesine Schwan das Phänomen der »beschwiegenen Schuld« am Beispiel des Nationalsozialismus sowie die psychischen und sozialen Folgen des Beschweigens in den Familien.
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By alubomulle sumanasara,fujimoto akira
By Joseph Ratzinger,Jürgen Habermas,Isabel Blanco Volmer,Pablo Largo Domínguez
By Dale McGowan
For humans looking a non-religious philosophy of existence, in addition to believers with atheist neighbors, Atheism For Dummies bargains an clever exploration of the historic and ethical case for atheism. frequently wildly misunderstood, atheism is an earthly lifestyle in keeping with the certainty that truth is an association of actual subject, without any consideration of unverifiable religious forces.
Atheism For Dummies deals a quick historical past of atheist philosophy and its evolution, explores it as a ancient and cultural circulate, covers very important historic writings at the topic, and discusses the character of ethics and morality within the absence of religion.
- A uncomplicated, but clever exploration of a frequently misunderstood philosophy
- Explores the variations among specific and implicit atheism
- A finished, readable, and punctiliously impartial resource
As the variety of atheists all over the world keeps to develop, this e-book deals a huge realizing of the topic for these exploring atheism as an method of living.
By Robert Hamerton-Kelly
Apocalypse. To such a lot, the observe indicates destruction, demise, the tip of the realm, however the literal definition is "revelation" or "unveiling," the root from which well known theologian René Girard builds his personal view of Biblical apocalypse. correctly understood, Girard explains, Biblical apocalypse has not anything to do with a wrathful or vengeful God punishing his unworthy teenagers, and every thing to do with a foretelling of what destiny people are making for themselves now that they've devised the tools of worldwide self-destruction. during this quantity, a few of the significant thinkers in regards to the interpretation of politics and faith— together with Eric Voegelin, Leo Strauss, and Carl Schmitt— are scrutinized via a few of state-of-the-art such a lot certified students, all of whom are completely versed in Girard’s groundbreaking work.
together with an incredible new essay via Girard, this quantity enters right into a philosophical debate that demanding situations the bona fides of philosophy itself through reading 3 supremely very important thinker of the 20 th century. It asks how we'd take into consideration politics now that the assaults of September 11 have shifted our highbrow foundations and what the outbreak of rabid faith could represent for foreign politics.
By Laurence A. Blum,Victor Seidler
Simone Weil — thinker, alternate union militant, manufacturing unit employee — constructed a penetrating critique of Marxism and a strong political philosophy which serves an alternate either to liberalism and to Marxism. In A more true Liberty, initially released in 1989, Blum and Seidler convey how Simone Weil’s philosophy sought to put political motion on a firmly ethical foundation. the consideration of the guide employee grew to become the normal for political associations and pursuits. Weil criticized Marxism for its self assurance in development and revolution and its attendant illusory trust that historical past is at the facet of the proletariat.
Blum and Seidler relate Weil’s paintings to influential developments in political philosophy this present day, from analytic Marxism to principal traditions inside liberal suggestion. The authors pressure the significance of Weil’s paintings for knowing liberation theology, Catholic radicalism, and, extra normally, social hobbies opposed to oppression that are heavily tied to faith and spirituality.