By Charles Taliaferro, Elsa J. Marty

ISBN-10: 1441111972

ISBN-13: 9781441111975

This is often an fundamental and accomplished source for college students and students of philosophy of faith. "A Dictionary in Philosophy of faith" is an necessary resource for college students and students. masking old and modern figures, arguments, and phrases, it bargains an summary of the important subject matters that make philosophy of faith the turning out to be, lively box that it's this present day. as well as the entries co-authored through Taliaferro and Marty, best students in philosophy of faith have contributed to the Dictionary, together with Brian Davies, Pamela Sue Anderson, Paul Draper, Jerry partitions, Paul Griffiths, Douglas Hedley, Dale Jacquette, and Victoria Harrison. The Dictionary encompasses a chronology, an intensive advent to trendy philosophy of faith, and a bibliography. It covers global religions and resources from east and west. Entries were crafted for readability, succinctness, and engagement.

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He is most famous for his ontological argument for the existence of God based on the idea that God is that than which nothing greater can be thought or conceived (aliquid quo nihil maius cogitari potest). ā€ Anselm articulated and defended a view of the atonement in which human sin creates a debt to God that cannot be repaid except through the incarnation and vicarious suffering of the perfect God-Man, Jesus Christ. As both God and man, Jesus is able to offer to God (the Father) a perfect sacrifice to atone for the sins of the world.

820 CE) was its leading proponent. Hinduism includes substantial teachings and philosophy other than Advaita, but the Advaita tradition has received the most philosophical attention in the West. See also VEDANTA. AESTHETICS. , the elegant gesture or the melancholy and wistful storm. Philosophers and theologians have sometimes argued for the congruence of beauty and morality (Platonists), but others separate them (some Kierkegaardians). Religious experiences have been likened to the aesthetics of the sublime.

Do people aid others only when it gives them personal satisfaction? One reply is that a person would not receive satisfaction from acting altruistically unless she believed that seeking the good of others was good in itself and not merely good because it made her feel satisfied or happy. AMOUR DE SOI. ā€ One of two forms of self-love Jean-Jacques Rousseau describes in Emile (On Education), which he characterizes as a natural, healthy form of self-love that is AMBROSE, St. (c. 340ā€“97 CE). A skilled Roman administrator and statesman, Ambrose became Bishop of Milan in 374 11 ANALOGY context, the word may either mean Iā€™m going to a river bank or a financial bank.

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