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A philosophical look at religion

Joseph I. Omoregbe

A philosophical look at religion

by Joseph I. Omoregbe

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Published by Joja Educational Research and Publishers in Lagos .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Joseph I. Omoregbe.
SeriesPhilosophy of religion, Philosophy of religion (Lagos, Nigeria)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 95/11062 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 332 p. ;
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1212945M
ISBN 10978242742X
LC Control Number94209762
OCLC/WorldCa31178315

As if the word “philosophy” is not daunting enough to the average college student, adding the word “re-ligion” at the end makes it even more fearsome. What is philosophy of religion? To a modern reader the phrase ‘Philosophy of Religion’ might seem strange or even an apparent contradiction of terms. But letFile Size: KB.   The book covers philosophical topics from animal souls, arthritis in the thigh, and brain in a vat to Zoroastrianism and vague objects. There are more than fifty extended entries of 3, words on the main areas of philosophy and the great philosophers.".

Philosophical definition is - of or relating to philosophers or philosophy. How to use philosophical in a sentence.   A key difference between philosophy and religion is only religion can address “before birth” and “after death” questions. Philosophy and religion can both address the middle part. You might hear a philosopher express an opinion but since you cannot prove the argument, it is a “belief”.4/5(3).

A.J. Ayer ( – ) was the Grote Professor of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic at University College London from until when he became Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of is one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. Ayer is perhaps best known for advocating the verification principle, the idea that statements and questions are. Philosophy of religion - Philosophy of religion - Main philosophical themes: The main themes that arise in the philosophy of religion have been shaped by issues concerning the relation between human language and thought on the one hand and the nature of the divine on the other. If it is possible neither to think nor to speak about God, then it is obviously impossible to argue philosophically.


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