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Religion and the hermeneutics of contemplation [electronic resource] / D.Z. Phillips.

By: Phillips, D. Z. (Dewi Zephaniah).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 330 p.).ISBN: 0511012934 (electronic bk.); 9780511012938 (electronic bk.); 051100768X (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511007682 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780521803687; 0521803683; 9780511612718 (electronic bk.); 0511612710 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Religion -- Philosophy -- Methodology | Hermeneutics -- Religious aspects | RELIGION -- Philosophy | Electronic books | Religion -- Philosophie -- M�ethodologie | Herm�eneutique -- Aspect religieux | Godsdienstfilosofie | Hermeneutiek | Contemplatie | Religi�ao | Hermeneutik | Religionsphilosophie | AteismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Religion and the hermeneutics of contemplation.DDC classification: 210 Other classification: 11.02 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Hermeneutics and the philosophical future of religious studies -- The present contenders: the hermeneutics of recollection and the hermeneutics of suspicion -- The hermeneutics of contemplation -- Beyond interpretation to contemplation -- Beyond frameworks and grids to concept-formation -- Suspicion about suspicion -- The hermeneutics of contemplation and Wittgensteinian Fideism -- Bernard Williams on the gods and us -- Hermeneutics and modernity -- Assumptions about the gods -- Questioning the assumptions -- Hume's legacy -- Hume and hermeneutics -- Hume's first level of criticism -- Hume's second level of criticism -- Hume's third level of criticism -- Hume's 'true religion' -- Hume on miracles -- Beyond design to a song of creation -- Hume's one-sided diet -- Hume and us -- Feuerbach: religion's secret? -- Feuerbach and demystification -- God among the predicates -- God and the human species -- Contradiction and contemplation -- Death and finitude -- Contemplating reactions to death -- God and death -- Conclusions about death -- Marx and Engels: religion, alienation and compensation -- Marxism and monism -- Religion and ideology -- Tylor and Frazer: are religious beliefs mistaken hypotheses? -- Animism and intellectualism -- Animism, souls and spirits -- What rituals can be -- Rituals and the mythology in our language -- Rituals and explanations -- Marett: primitive reactions -- Marett and anti-intellectualism -- Marett and suspicion -- In the beginning was the dance -- Marett's other course.
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Hermeneutics and the philosophical future of religious studies -- The present contenders: the hermeneutics of recollection and the hermeneutics of suspicion -- The hermeneutics of contemplation -- Beyond interpretation to contemplation -- Beyond frameworks and grids to concept-formation -- Suspicion about suspicion -- The hermeneutics of contemplation and Wittgensteinian Fideism -- Bernard Williams on the gods and us -- Hermeneutics and modernity -- Assumptions about the gods -- Questioning the assumptions -- Hume's legacy -- Hume and hermeneutics -- Hume's first level of criticism -- Hume's second level of criticism -- Hume's third level of criticism -- Hume's 'true religion' -- Hume on miracles -- Beyond design to a song of creation -- Hume's one-sided diet -- Hume and us -- Feuerbach: religion's secret? -- Feuerbach and demystification -- God among the predicates -- God and the human species -- Contradiction and contemplation -- Death and finitude -- Contemplating reactions to death -- God and death -- Conclusions about death -- Marx and Engels: religion, alienation and compensation -- Marxism and monism -- Religion and ideology -- Tylor and Frazer: are religious beliefs mistaken hypotheses? -- Animism and intellectualism -- Animism, souls and spirits -- What rituals can be -- Rituals and the mythology in our language -- Rituals and explanations -- Marett: primitive reactions -- Marett and anti-intellectualism -- Marett and suspicion -- In the beginning was the dance -- Marett's other course.

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