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The possibility of discussion [electronic resource] : relativism, truth, and criticism of religious beliefs / Hugo Strandberg.

By: Strandberg, Hugo, 1975-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Ashgate new critical thinking in philosophy: Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2006Description: 1 online resource (199 p.).ISBN: 9780754682677 (electronic bk.); 0754682676 (electronic bk.); 9780754655435 (hardback : alk. paper); 0754655431 (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951 | Faith and reason | Religion -- Philosophy | Knowledge, Theory of (Religion) | RELIGION -- Philosophy | Kennistheorie | Geloof en wetenschapGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Possibility of discussion.DDC classification: 210 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The unfruitfulness of rationalistic discussion of religious beliefs -- Religious belief and the diverse ways we deal with the world around us -- Problems of relativism -- The demand for universality -- The objectivity of truth -- How is fruitful discussion possible? -- Wittgenstein, conservatism, and Fideism -- Philosophy of religion and Enlightenment thinking.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-195) and index.

The unfruitfulness of rationalistic discussion of religious beliefs -- Religious belief and the diverse ways we deal with the world around us -- Problems of relativism -- The demand for universality -- The objectivity of truth -- How is fruitful discussion possible? -- Wittgenstein, conservatism, and Fideism -- Philosophy of religion and Enlightenment thinking.

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