William J. Wainwright

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780195138092
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835348 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy


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The introduction offers a brief account of the history and nature of philosophy of religion with particular attention to the complex developments of the past 400 years. Diverse (and sometimes inconsistent) aims of and approaches to philosophy of religion are distinguished, and suggestions are offered for the future.

Keywords: aims of philosophy of religion; approaches to philosophy of religion; history of philosophy of religion; philosophy of religion

Chapter.  4119 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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