. In Defence of Rational Realism

Michael C. Banner

in The Justification of Science and the Rationality of Religious Belief

Published in print July 1992 | ISBN: 9780198240198
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680113 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Philosophical Monographs

. In Defence of Rational Realism

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This chapter discusses rational realism, which is distinguished from a position that may be labelled as ‘bare realism’. Realism is considered to be a rather slippery term, and most of the discussion in this chapter focuses on realism and drawing a fine line between rational realism and bare realism.

Keywords: rational realism; bare realism; realism; terms

Chapter.  12732 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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