By Daniel A. Dombrowski
Daniel A. Dombrowski explores the background of the idea that of God from the point of view of neoclassical, or procedure, theism. His neoclassical procedure assuages the present hindrance in philosophical theism, stuck among a safety of classical theism and assertions of spiritual skepticism. as a substitute, the paintings bargains Charles Hartshorne’s thought of a God who continuously evolves, relatively not like the allegedly ideal determine of extra conventional, and more and more unsatisfactory, debts. Dombrowski surveys the classical theists and their roots in historic Greek philosophy prior to 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 thoughts, and 3 nice figures in procedure theism: Henri Bergson, Alfred North Whitehead, and Hartshorne. the concept that of God has a wealthy earlier; this publication argues that it might probably have a wealthy destiny as well.
Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle college. 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 through SUNY Press.
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A History of the Concept of God: A Process Approach by Daniel A. Dombrowski