The Future of Reason, Science and Faith: Following Modernity and Post-modernity

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 - 256 σελίδες
Focusing on the history of ideas, this book explores important questions concerning knowledge in relation to philosophy, science, ethics and Christian faith. Kirk contributes to the current debate about the intellectual basis and integrity of Western culture, exploring controversial issues concerning the notions of modernity and post-modernity. Repositioning the Christian faith as a valid dialogue partner with contemporary secular movements in philosophy and ethics, Kirk seeks to show that in 'post-Christian' Europe the Christian faith still possesses intellectual resources worthy to be reckoned with. This book's principal argument is that contemporary Western society faces a cultural crisis. It explores what appears to be an historical enigma, namely the question of why Western intellectual endeavours in philosophy and science seem to have abandoned the search for a source of knowledge able to draw together disparate pieces of information ...

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An Enquiry into the Origins of Modern Science
29
Knowledge through Science Alone?
59
The Turn to Historicism
75
The Turn to Language
95
Between Arrival and Departure Part One
123
Between Arrival and Departure Part Two
143
The Preconditions
163
The Conditions
189
the Story the Enigma the Solution
217
Glossary of Terms
231
Index
253
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Άλλες εκδόσεις - Προβολή όλων

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J. Andrew Kirk was formerly Senior Lecturer in Mission and World Christianity at the University of Birmingham, UK.

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