Philosophy of Religion
Covering the major issues of the field succinctly and lucidly, this text takes an analytically rigorous approach and makes it accessible in presentation. Pojman writes from an impartial perspective, presenting various options and points of view, while guiding students in their own search for truth over these often emotion-laden, crucial issues.
- Paperback | 184 pages
- 152.4 x 226.1 x 12.7mm | 294.84g
- 01 Aug 2000
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
- United States
Table of contents
Preface 1. Introduction 2. Cosmological Arguments 3. Teleological Arguments 4. Ontological Arguments 5. The Argument from Religious Experience 6. The Problem of Evil 7. Miracles 8. Personal Identity and Immortality 9. Faith and Reason 10. Faith, Hope, and Doubt 11. Religion and Ethics At the end of each chapter: Summary Questions for Discussion For Further Reading Notes Conclusion Glossary Index
About Louis P. Pojman
Dr. Louis Pojman is Professor of Philosophy at the United States Military Academy. He has a Ph.D. in Religion and Ethics from Union Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Oxford University. He has been a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Copenhagen and a Rockefeller Fellow at the University of Hamburg. He has taught at Oxford University, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Texas and the University of Mississippi before coming to West Point last year. He has won several Outstanding Teaching Awards and has been the President of the Society for Philosophy of Religion and an Associate Editor for The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. He is the author of more than 25 books and more than 80 articles.