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Augustine's ConfessionsPhilosophy in Autobiography

Augustine's Confessions: Philosophy in Autobiography

William E. Mann (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199577552
eISBN:
9780191788871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577552.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, History of Philosophy

Augustine’s Confessions is a masterpiece of world literature. Written by Augustine at the height of his philosophical and rhetorical skills, the Confessions is at once autobiographical, ... More

The Great RiddleWittgenstein and Nonsense, Theology and Philosophy

The Great Riddle: Wittgenstein and Nonsense, Theology and Philosophy

Stephen Mulhall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198755326
eISBN:
9780191816628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755326.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book critically evaluates the claims of the theological movement known as ‘Grammatical Thomism’ (as exemplified in the work of Herbert McCabe and David Burrell) to be a legitimate inheritor of ... More

Jewish Philosophy in the Middle AgesScience, Rationalism, and Religion

Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages: Science, Rationalism, and Religion

T. M. Rudavsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199580903
eISBN:
9780191862892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199580903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The purpose of this volume is to provide an account of how medieval Jewish philosophy, from the tenth century to Spinoza, forms part of an ongoing dialogue with medieval Christian and Islamic ... More

John Locke: The Philosopher as Christian Virtuoso

John Locke: The Philosopher as Christian Virtuoso

Victor Nuovo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198800552
eISBN:
9780191840449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800552.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The purpose of this book is to present the philosophical thought of John Locke as the work of a Christian virtuoso. In his role as ‘virtuoso’, an experimental natural philosopher of the sort that ... More

Living Without WhyMeister Eckhart's Critique of the Medieval Concept of Will

Living Without Why: Meister Eckhart's Critique of the Medieval Concept of Will

John M. Connolly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359783
eISBN:
9780199359806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359783.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Can one “live without why,” as suggested by Meister Eckhart (ca. 1260–1328)? He seems to have meant living and acting simply out of justice or goodness, and not in order to gain reward for our deeds. ... More

Nietzsche and BuddhismA Study in Nihilism and Ironic Affinities

Nietzsche and Buddhism: A Study in Nihilism and Ironic Affinities

Robert G. Morrison

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238652
eISBN:
9780191679711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238652.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a comparative study of two linked and interacting traditions that have had great influence in 20th-century thought: Buddhism and the philosophy of Nietzsche. Nietzsche saw a direct ... More

Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment BritainNew Case Studies

Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Ruth Savage (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

These studies explore themes and issues relating to religion, philosophy, and their interrelations, as they exercised British thinkers in the ‘long’ eighteenth century, while at the same time ... More

The Philosophy of Aquinas

The Philosophy of Aquinas

Christopher Shields and Robert Pasnau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199301232
eISBN:
9780190491529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301232.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Beginning with a brief overview of Aquinas’s life and philosophical career, the authors introduce his overarching explanatory framework in order to provide the necessary background to his ... More

The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Benjamin Hill and Henrik Lagerlund (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

During the seventeenth century the Iberian Jesuit Francisco Suárez was considered one of the greatest philosophers of the age. He was the last great Scholastic thinker and profoundly influenced the ... More

The Philosophy of John Norris

The Philosophy of John Norris

W. J. Mander

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230303
eISBN:
9780191710643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230303.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Best known today as one of the earliest critics of John Locke, John Norris (1657-1711) incorporated ideas of Augustine, Malebranche, Plato, the Cambridge Platonists, and the scholastics into an ... More

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