. Does Philosophy of Religion Rest on a Mistake?

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

. Does Philosophy of Religion Rest on a Mistake?

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This chapter discusses and expounds on an expressive understanding of religious discourse. A number of examples of how certain ‘beliefs’ may be construed as expressions of value are stated in the discussion as well. The justifications that are presented in this chapter are based on the arguments from the strong and the weak principles of charity.

Keywords: religious discourse; beliefs; expressions of value; principles of charity

Chapter.  11596 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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