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Philosophy

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2011

Philosophy

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Edith Stein’S Philosophy Of Community In Her Early Work And In Her Later Finite And Eternal Being: Martin Heidegger’S Impact, Antonio Calcagno Aug 2011

Edith Stein’S Philosophy Of Community In Her Early Work And In Her Later Finite And Eternal Being: Martin Heidegger’S Impact, Antonio Calcagno

Antonio Calcagno

Edith Stein’s early phenomenological texts describe community as a special unity that is fully lived through in consciousness. In her later works, unity is described in more theological terms as participation in the communal fullness and wholeness of God or Being. Can these two accounts of community or human belonging be reconciled? I argue that consciousness can bring to the fore the meaning of community, thereby conditioning our lived-experience of community, but it can also, through Heideggerian questioning, uncover that which remains somewhat hidden from consciousness itself: its own ground or condition of possibility, namely, being—a being that ...


The New Atheists' Narrow World-View, Stephen Asma Jan 2011

The New Atheists' Narrow World-View, Stephen Asma

Stephen T Asma

The article discusses atheism, Buddhism, and the practice of animism in southeast Asia. Atheists such as Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris are discussed as is the argument regarding the "provincialism" of religion. It is noted that some atheists echo the statement by philosopher Karl Marx that religion is an opiate that should be done away with because it has little moral value. The use of spirit houses as a part of religious practice in southeast Asia is described. The opinion held by theists on animism is explored. Other topics include living conditions in Cambodia and the role of religion in ...


Religious Philosophy In Legion, Marten A. Dollinger Jan 2011

Religious Philosophy In Legion, Marten A. Dollinger

Marten A Dollinger

Despite cinematic shortcomings, the film Legion provides insight to an unusual understanding of Divine Command Theory.


Gerda Walther Sulla Possibilità Di Un Senso Passivo Della Comunità E Della Coscienza Interno Del Tempo Della Comunità, Antonio Calcagno Dec 2010

Gerda Walther Sulla Possibilità Di Un Senso Passivo Della Comunità E Della Coscienza Interno Del Tempo Della Comunità, Antonio Calcagno

Antonio Calcagno

No abstract provided.