By Daniel A. Dombrowski
Daniel A. Dombrowski explores the heritage of the idea that of God from the point of view of neoclassical, or strategy, theism. His neoclassical method assuages the present main issue in philosophical theism, stuck among a security of classical theism and assertions of spiritual skepticism. in its place, the paintings bargains Charles Hartshorne’s thought of a God who regularly evolves, relatively not like the allegedly ideal determine of extra conventional, and more and more unsatisfactory, bills. Dombrowski surveys the classical theists and their roots in historical Greek philosophy prior to turning to contributions from the 16th via 20th centuries, eventually discussing twenty-three thinkers. the foremost figures during this historical past are Plato, who satirically supplied the philosophical foundation either for classical and neoclassical ideas, and 3 nice figures in procedure theism: Henri Bergson, Alfred North Whitehead, and Hartshorne. the idea that of God has a wealthy earlier; this booklet argues that it could 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 strategy Perspective, all released through SUNY Press.
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