Wittgenstein within the Philosophy of Religion

Authors: Carroll, T.

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The commonly held view that Wittgensteinian philosophy of religion is fideistic loses plausibility when contrasted with recent scholarship on Wittgenstein's corpus and biography. This book reevaluates the place of Wittgenstein in the philosophy of religion and charts a path forward for the subfield by advancing three themes.

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Thomas D. Carroll is Professor of Philosophy at Xing Wei College in Shanghai, China.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction: On Reading Wittgenstein on Religion

    Carroll, Thomas D.

    Pages 1-12

  • Problems of Interpretive Authority in Wittgenstein’s Corpus

    Carroll, Thomas D.

    Pages 13-40

  • Wittgenstein, Biography, and Religious Identity

    Carroll, Thomas D.

    Pages 41-68

  • A History of Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Religion

    Carroll, Thomas D.

    Pages 69-100

  • The Traditions of Fideism

    Carroll, Thomas D.

    Pages 101-122

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Wittgenstein within the Philosophy of Religion
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-40790-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137407900
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-40789-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48827-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48828-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 219
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