Metaphysical Beliefs Paperback

by Alasdair Macintyre; Ronald W. Hepburn; Stephen Toulmin;

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Metaphysical Beliefs

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During the mid-1950s, three books appeared which, while theologically unfashionable at the time, can now be seen to have pointed the way forward that theology had to take. New Essays in Philosophical Theology, edited by Antony Flew and Alasdair Maclntyre, has been available ever since, and has been in increasing demand. Religious Language, by Ian T. Ramsey, now Bishop of Durham, was out of print in England for a while, but has been reissued and is in a second new impression. Metaphysical Beliefs, on the other hand, was never reprinted. It consists of three long essays, by Stephen Toulmin on 'Contemporary Scientific Mythology'; by Ronald Hepburn on 'Poetry and Religious Belief'; and by Alasdair Maclntyre on 'The Logical Status of Religious Belief'. When the book first appeared, The Times Literary Supplement commented: 'This volume should be widely read and discussed. It is philosophical thinking at a high level, because it faces live issues, avoids asperity towards opponents, and should provoke the right kind of controversy.' More than ten years later, the same verdict still holds true

Metaphysical Beliefs by Alasdair Macintyre; Ronald W. Hepburn; Stephen Toulmin was published by SCM Press in January 2012. The ISBN for Metaphysical Beliefs is 9780334046172.

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Details for Metaphysical Beliefs

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSCM Press (January 2012)
Number of Pages220
Thickness12 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code4033680
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