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Six secular philosophers

Lewis White Beck

Six secular philosophers

by Lewis White Beck

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy and religion,
  • Secularism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography

    SeriesFree Press paperback -- 90212
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14631202M

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      Austin Cline, a former regional director for the Council for Secular Humanism, writes and lectures extensively about atheism and agnosticism. our editorial process. Austin Cline. Updated Ap Although the term "humanism" was not applied to a philosophy or belief system until the European Renaissance, those early humanists were.   There are not many modern readers who can quote freely from current poets or philosophers. One possibility is Paul had some secular education which could be applied to the preaching of the gospel. We might imagine Paul thinking through his task of being a light to the Gentiles and researching possible points of contact in order to preach to.


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Six Secular Philosophers (Key Texts) [Beck, Lewis White] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Six Secular Philosophers (Key Texts)Cited by: 2. Six Secular Philosophers Beck, Lewis White. Beck discusses the works on religion of the six philosophers he considers most germane to contemporary issues: Spinoza, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche, James, and Santayana.

“I have tried to choose men whose independence of mind was such that they often appeared to their contemporaries to be enemies of religion.”.

Six Secular Philosophers by Lewis White Beck,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). Spinoza, Hume, Kant, Nietzsche, James and Santayana and their significance in the realm of religion are the base of Professor Beck's interest.

These men are secular in their philosophic method but far from secular in Six secular philosophers book the field of faith.

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There are a number of philosophers who avoided heresy charges by simply never mentioning the church and focusing entirely on secular subjects, as though the church did not exist.

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Meditations on First Philosophy is made up of six meditations. Written in the style of a journal of a six day course of meditation, he first discards all belief in things that are not absolutely certain, and then tries to establish what can be known for sure.

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Philosopher Martin Hägglund argues that we need to cultivate not a. The picture which emerges is not the one we have been led to expect. As long ago asMontague Summers called the belief that witches went to the stake in England, "a popular and fast-grounded, if erroneous, opinion" of the "ignorant," best suited to the "romanticist and story book"' (Philip J.

Sampson, Six Modern Myths, p ). Man-made philosophy, while a valid field of study in its own right, can never arrive at the truth of the gospel on its own.

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