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Language, truth, and religious belief

Language, truth, and religious belief

studies in twentieth-century theory and method in religion

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Published by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Philosophy.,
  • Religion -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Nancy K. Frankenberry, Hans H. Penner.
    SeriesAmerican Academy of Religion / Texts and translations series -- no. 19, Texts and translations series (American Academy of Religion) -- no. 19..
    ContributionsFrankenberry, Nancy, 1947-., Penner, Hans H., 1934-.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .L354 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 533 p. ;
    Number of Pages533
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18279645M
    ISBN 100788505408
    LC Control Number99012982

      Faith, being belief that isn't based on evidence, is the principal vice of any religion." On the other side, certain religious fundamentalists attack science as dangerous and untrustworthy, and point to a literal interpretation of sacred texts as the only reliable means of discerning scientific truth/5(). Religious language or statements such as “God exists” are impossible to categorise into these two categories making all religious language meaningless according to Ayer. Although, Ayer then reviewed his work after ‘Language Truth and Logic’ was widely criticised.

      The belief that men have immortal souls is also metaphysical. There is no logical ground for conflict between religion and science. Our views supported by the statements of theists themselves. Refutation of the argument from religious experience. Ch. VII. The Self and the Common World The basis of : Dover Publications. In this textbook, Michael Morris offers a critical introduction to the central issues of the philosophy of language. Each chapter focusses on one or two texts which have had a seminal influence on work in the subject, and uses these as a way of approaching both the central topics and the various traditions of dealing with by:

    - Wrote in book 'Language Truth and Logic' - A statement only meaningful if tautology or can be verified in principle. chooses to belief he is leader based on strength of first meeting. Illustrates how religious belief does have some ground in reason. argue religious language should be understood in the same way as symbols, and are. Philosophers and religious truth. Ninian Smart 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a possible Poteat predicted principle problem of evil question random rational reality reason regularities relevant religion religious belief religious experience religious truth resurrection revelation Rudolf Otto scientific.


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A.J. Ayer and the challenge to religious belief. Language, truth and logic / A.J. Ayer. --Are religious statements meaningful. / E.D. Klemke. --Religious symbols and two levels of truth. The reality of God / Paul Tillich.

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The solutions presented by religious philosophers for the inherent problems of using religious language. The exclusive context of religious belief for an understanding of religious language.

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Logical positivism, while massively influential, is widely regarded as a failure, and this is the manifesto of that failed movement. For that reason, unless you are a serious student of philosophy, there's not much point in reading Language, Truth, and Logic, especially given that Ayer's own principle of verification has been more or less completely replaced in the scientific /5().

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