Kant as philosophical theologian

by Bernard M. G. Reardon

Publisher: Barnes & Noble in Totowa, N.J

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  • Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.,
  • Philosophical theology.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-210) and index.

StatementBernard M.G. Reardon.
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LC ClassificationsB2799.R4 R38 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
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Open LibraryOL2386503M
ISBN 100389207594
LC Control Number87015503

  About Preparation for Natural Theology. Designed as a textbook for use in courses on natural theology and used by Immanuel Kant as the basis for his Lectures on The Philosophical Doctrine of Religion, Johan August Eberhard's Preparation for Natural Theology () is now available in English for the first time. With a strong focus on the various . Kant and theology. [Pamela Sue Anderson; Jordan Bell] -- An introduction to the influence of Kant's thought on theology and the response from theology. The philosophy of Kant is widely acknowledged to have had a major impact on theology. This title presents an introduction to the influence of Kant's though on theology and the response from. Firestone and Jacobs, In Defense of Kant's Religion, The main proponents of the Religion-as-Translation Thesis are Bernard Reardon and John Hare. See Bernard Reardon, Kant as Philosophical Theologian (Barnes and Noble Books, ) and John E. Hare, The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God's Assistance (Oxford University Press. "This book examines the transcendental dimension of Kant's philosophy as a positive resource for theology. Firestone shows that Kant's philosophy establishes three distinct grounds for transcendental theology and then evaluates the form and content of theology that emerges when Christian theologians adopt these grounds."--Jacket.

Get this from a library! Kant and the question of theology. [Chris L Firestone;] -- God is a problematic idea in Kant's terms, but many scholars continue to be interested in Kantian theories of religion and the issues that they raise. In these new essays, scholars both within and.

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This book sets out to present Kant as a theological thinker. His critical philosophy was not only destructive of 'natural' theology, with its attempt to prove divine existence by logical argument, it also left no room for 'revelation' in the traditional : Hardcover.

Nevertheless, Kant and Theology presents the case that theology has much to learn from Kant and that there is much in Kant that can helpfully serve contemporary theological reflection, including those tendencies in contemporary theology indicated by such terms as feminism, embodiment, and hermeneutics.

It covers basic elements in both the theoretical and the practical writings, and shows how the philosophical Author: Jordan Bell, Pamela Sue Anderson. She finally writes about Kant's theology, and how it is similar, yet different from Christian Theology. It is because Kant tries to propose a universal religion that is purely rational and philosophical, thus noncontextal and subjective.

It's a good intro book to read on Kant's Moral Theology.5/5(1). This book sets out to present Kant as a theological thinker. His critical philosophy was not only destructive of 'natural' theology, with its attempt to prove divine existence by logical argument, it also left no room for 'revelation' in the traditional sense.

Yet Kant himself, who was brought up in Lutheran pietism. This book sets out to present Kant as a theological thinker. His critical philosophy was not only destructive of 'natural' theology, with its attempt to prove devine existence by logical argument, it also left no room for 'revelation' in the traditional sense.

Book Description. This volume collects for the first time in a single volume all of Kant's writings on religion and rational theology. These works were written during a period of conflict between Kant and the Prussian authorities over his religious teachings.5/5(2).

Summary: This book sets out to present Kant as a theological thinker. But he held that religion can be based only on the moral consciousness, and in his last major work, Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone - discussed here in detail - he interpreted Christianity purely in terms of moral symbolism.

Immanuel Kant, German philosopher who was one of the foremost thinkers of the Enlightenment and who inaugurated a new era of philosophical thought. His comprehensive and systematic work in epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics greatly influenced all subsequent philosophy.

Learn more about Kant’s life and work. Immanuel Kant () is generally considered to be one of the most profound and original philosophers who ever lived.

He is equally well known for his metaphysics–the subject of his "Critique of Pure Reason"—and for the moral philosophy set out in his "Groundwork to the Metaphysics of Morals" and "Critique of Practical Reason" (although Author: Emrys Westacott. – Theological Book Review, “Kant and Theology is a welcome addition to the undergraduate classroom, and should not be missed by instructors seeking to help students identify and understand central issues in philosophy and philosophy of religion.

It is extremely well-written, clear, concise, and full of helpful examples. "Kant's view of religion is rather like that of Thomas Jefferson" - by Lugh Lamh Fhada (Chicago, USA) Kant is probably the most important philosopher since In the area of theology (and, through that, in the area of religion), his influence is enormous.

This book is one that is important for clarifying Kant's views on God. This book sets out to present Kant as a theological thinker.

His critical philosophy was not only destructive of 'natural' theology, with its attempt to prove divine existence by logical argument, it also left no room for 'revelation' in the traditional sense. Yet Kant himself, who was brought upBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

In these new essays, scholars both within and outside Kant studies analyse Kant's writings and his claims about natural, philosophical, and revealed theology. Topics debated include arguments for the existence of God, natural theology, redemption, divine action, miracles, revelation, and.

Synopsis Immanuel Kant was a philosopher who critiqued the traditional view of epistemology (the study of knowledge) and sought a compromise between rationalism and empiricism.

Rather than primarily or exclusively relying on human reason or experience to arrive at truth, Kant instead sought a philosophical synthesis of these approaches.

The best books on Immanuel Kant recommended by Adrian Moore. Immanuel Kant was born in Königsberg, lived in Königsberg, and never travelled very far from Königsberg—but his mind ranged across vast territories, says Oxford philosophy professor, Adrian selects five key texts for coming to grips with the work of "the greatest philosopher of all time.".

(This summary was produced for my classes) Kant’s Moral Argument for the Existence of God ©Peter Sjöstedt-H – Immanuel Kant () – the ‘Godfather’ of modern philosophy – is generally revered for his three critical books: The Critique of Pure Reason (1 st), The Critique of Practical Reason (2 nd), and the Critique of Judgement (3 rd).

"Lectures on Philosophical Theology is an indispensable addition to Kant's works in English. It has not been previously translated, and even though it is compiled from lecture notes, it provides information on Kant's views not previously available in English."--Philosophical Books. This guide includes the best philosophy books from throughout history.

Including quick summaries for beginners of modern philosophy books, eastern philosophy, western philosophy and more. Read the Top 21 Philosophy Books of All Time. "Lectures on Philosophical Theology is an indispensable addition to Kant's works in English.

It has not been previously translated, and even though it is compiled from lecture notes, it provides information on Kant's views not previously available in English."--Philosophical Books/5.

The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical difficulties. Allen W. Wood is Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University.

He is the author of several books, including Hegel's Ethical Thought, Kant's Ethical Thought, and Unsettling Obligations. He is the editor or translator of many more : Immanuel Kant; Allen W.

Wood (Translator); Gertrud, Gertrude M. (Translator) Kant, Immanuel; Wood, Allen W. (Translator); Clarke. Subject coverage of Brill's Religious Studies, Theology and Philosophy E-book Package: Religious Studies - Theology - Philosophy - Christianity - History of Religion - Religion & Society - Missionary Studies This e-book collection is part of Brill's Humanities and Social Sciences E-Book Package The list of titles per collection can be found here.

Description: This book examines the transcendental dimension of Kant's philosophy as a positive resource for theology. Firestone shows that Kant's philosophy establishes three distinct grounds for transcendental theology and then evaluates the form and content of theology that emerges when Christian theologians adopt these grounds.

This volume collects for the first time in a single volume all of Kant's writings on religion and rational theology. These works were written during a period of conflict between Kant and the Prussian authorities over his religious teachings.

The historical context and progression of this conflict are charted in the general introduction to the volume and in the translators'. Editor's introduction. Der Streit der Fakultäten first appeared in the autumn ofpublished by Friedrich Nicolovius in Königsberg.

The Conflict of the Faculties brings together three different essays Kant had written at various times. Sometime between June and OctoberKant wrote an essay on the prerogatives of the philosophical faculty in relation to the theological faculty Cited by: Allen William Wood (born Octo ) is an American philosopher specializing in the work of Immanuel Kant and German Idealism, with particular interests in ethics and social is the Ruth Norman Halls professor of philosophy at Indiana University and has held professorships and visiting appointments at numerous universities in the United States Era: Contemporary philosophy.

This collection of twelve essays on various themes relating to Kant's theology and theory of religion is the latest contribution to a welcome trend in Kant-scholarship that has been steadily increasing for 25 years: to treat Kant's philosophical theology as.

Critique of Practical Reason and Groundwork for the Metaphysic of Morals. Critique of Judgment. Themes, Ideas, and Arguments. Get ready to write your paper on Immanuel Kant (–).

How to Cite This SparkNote. Purchase on Basic Writings of Kant. Immanuel Kant (SparkNotes Philosophy Guide). The term “natural religion” is sometimes taken to refer to a pantheistic doctrine according to which nature itself is divine. “Natural theology”, by contrast, originally referred to (and still sometimes refers to) [] the project of arguing for the existence of God on the basis of observed natural facts.

In contemporary philosophy, however, both “natural religion” and “natural. One of the big highlights of last weekend’s Defending the Faith Conference was meeting Dr. Peter Kreeft. I got to share many conversations with the wise, witty, and wondrous philosopher.

We discussed everything from C.S. Lewis and surfing, to atheists, J.R.R. Tolkien, Jewish mystics, and of course books. While discussing our current reads, I mentioned Peter Kreeft’s. Pamela Sue Anderson and Jordan Bell's Kant and Theology is a lucid account of a complex philosophical system of ideas.

This brief yet informative work generates new avenues of thought that advocate Kant's proposals as a ressourcement for theology today. Immanuel Kant has been received with mixed reviews—considered by some as a friend and others as a foe to theology.Main themes include the relationship between Kant's philosophy of religion and his philosophy as a whole, the contemporary relevance of specific issues arising out of Kant's philosophical theology, and the relationship of Kant's philosophy to Christian by: German idealism was a philosophical movement that emerged in Germany in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

It developed out of the work of Immanuel Kant in the s and s, and was closely linked both with Romanticism and the revolutionary politics of the best-known thinkers in the movement, besides Kant, were Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Friedrich .