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Wittgenstein and Interreligious Disagreement : A Philosophical and Theological Perspective (Hardcover)

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 This book critically examines three distinct interpretations of Ludwig Wittgenstein, those of George Lindbeck, David Tracy, and David Burrell, while paying special attention to the topic of interreligious disagreement. In theological and philosophical work on interreligious communication, Ludwig Wittgenstein has been interpreted in very different, sometimes contradicting ways. This is partly due to the nature of Wittgenstein’s philosophy, which is not composed of a theory but several, varying conceptions of religion. In this volume, Gorazd Andrejc illustrates how assorted uptakes of Wittgenstein’s conceptions of religion, and the differing theological perspectives of the authors who formulated them, shape interpretations of interreligious disagreement and dialogue. Inspired by selected perspectives from Tillichian philosophical theology, this book suggests a new way of engaging both descriptive and normative aspects of Wittgenstein’s conceptions of religion in the interpretation of interreligious disagreement. 
Genre: Philosophy, Religion + Beliefs
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Gorazd Andrejc
Language: English
Street Date: August 5, 2016
TCIN: 51532183
UPC: 9781137503077
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-7476
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