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Religious Philosophy of Roger Scruton - (Hardcover)

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In his most recent work, the contemporary philosopher Roger Scruton has turned his attention to religion. Although a religious sensibility ties together his astonishingly prodigious and dynamic output asa philosopher, poet and composer, his recent exploration of religious and theological themes from a philosophical point of view has excited a fresh response from scholars. This collection of writings addresses Scruton's challenging and subtle philosophy of religion for the first time.

The volume includes contributions from those who specialize in the philosophy of religion, the history of thought and culture, aesthetics, and church history. The collection is introduced by Mark Dooley, author of two books on Scruton, and includes a response to the writings from Scruton himself in which he develops his idea of the sacred and the ****** and defends the integrity of his work as an attempt to give a sense of the Lebenswelt (or 'lifeworld'): how humans experience the world. He argues that religion emerges from that experience and transforms us from beings bound by causal necessity into persons who acknowledge freedom, obligation and right.

A unique and fascinating collection of writings that sheds light on this hitherto unexplored aspect of Roger Scruton's philosophy.

Number of Pages: 273
Genre: Philosophy, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Theology, Religious, Aesthetics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Language: English
Street Date: January 28, 2016
TCIN: 50641825
UPC: 9781474251327
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-8763
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