Mystery and Religion: Newman's Epistemology of Religion

Mystery and Religion: Newman's Epistemology of Religion

By: Clyde Nabe (author)Paperback

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Examines the relationship between reason and religion using the thought of John Henry Newman as a base. Divided into three chapters, the author begins by examining the nature of human reason, and argues that reason is often understood in too narrow a sense. He discusses Newman's theory of how we begin with logically unprovable 'first principles.' Nabe concludes that religion, like science, relies on probable proofs, not on logically pure demonstration.

About Author

Clyde M. Nabe is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819167125
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 76
  • ID: 9780819167125
  • weight: 154
  • ISBN10: 0819167126

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