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Philosophy

Department of Religion and Philosophy Journal Articles

2009

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Kant’S Religious Argument For The Existence Of God: The Ultimate Dependence Of Human Destiny On Divine Assistance, Stephen R. Palmquist Jan 2009

Kant’S Religious Argument For The Existence Of God: The Ultimate Dependence Of Human Destiny On Divine Assistance, Stephen R. Palmquist

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Toward A Christian Philosophy Of Work: A Theological And Religious Extension Of Hannah Arendt's Conceptual Framework, Stephen R. Palmquist Jan 2009

Toward A Christian Philosophy Of Work: A Theological And Religious Extension Of Hannah Arendt's Conceptual Framework, Stephen R. Palmquist

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Hannah Arendt distinguishes between labor (life-sustaining activity), work (creative activity) and action (activity directed toward maintaining human relationships). This paper extends Arendt’s framework to three corresponding forms of inactivity: incorporating leisure, play and rest into a balanced, sixfold framework provides a robust, philosophical theology of work as divine-human cooperation. The philosopher’s life of leisure suggests a synthesis of Adam Smith’s and Karl Marx’s contrasting views on labor. An overview of biblical perspectives highlights a similarly paradoxical role for play in “the work” of divine creativity. Finally, an attitude of religious “rest” empowers us to transcend alienating ...


Three Perspectives On Abraham’S Defense Against Kant’S Charge Of Immoral Conduct, Stephen R. Palmquist, Philip Mcpherson Rudisill Jan 2009

Three Perspectives On Abraham’S Defense Against Kant’S Charge Of Immoral Conduct, Stephen R. Palmquist, Philip Mcpherson Rudisill

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