2 edition of logic of religious language found in the catalog.
logic of religious language
Terence Patrick McKenna
Written in English
|Contributions||Toronto, Ont. University.|
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|Number of Pages||210|
Part 1: Introducing Logic and Argument 1. The Importance of Logic 2. Formal Logic. Part 2: God in Logic 3. Logic Revealing God 4. Logic as Personal 5. Logic within Language 6. Suppressing the Truth 7. Logic and the Trinity 8. The Absoluteness of God 9. Logic and . Abstract. B y ‘the logic of religious language’ I understand both a problem: What is the correct account of the logic of religious language? and a theme, a recurrent theme in the modern philosophical discussion of religion, which raises a related but distinguishable question: Is the approach to religion of linguistic analysis an adequate approach?? Can we do justice to the logic of Author: N. H. G. Robinson.
The Religious Language Game: D.Z. Phillips • One philosopher who has applied Wittgenstein’s theory to religious belief is D.Z. Phillips. • Phillips takes on the idea that religion is a language game, extending this to the claim that religion cannot be either grounded or criticised in reason – it is a system all of its own. "The Logic of Faith by Elizabeth Mattis Namgyal is a book that Americans who identify as spiritual-but-not religious and also those who are practicing people of faith will find helpful. Elizabeth explores not only faith but also grace, as a person who has relentlessly pursued truth and understanding throughout her entire adult life.
Religious language 1. Religious Language 2. An Introduction There have been two main approaches to the problems of religious language. Realists take as their starting point the idea that language corresponds to reality: for every statement we make there is a state of affairs that exists if that statement is true. Heresy, the denial of religious dogma, seems usually based on the proposition that the denied teaching is unreasonable. This book provides philosophical analyses that support the reasonableness of various Catholic doctrines that are being denied now and have been denied throughout the ages.
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This book brings together the main approaches to understanding religious language--as emotivem as truth-telling, as poetic, and so on. Major positions are examined at a high level of philosophic scrutiny so that the book is very useful, perhaps essential, for anyone who wants to know just what is being said when specifically religious language is employed.5/5(4).
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This book is perfect for supplementing any high school or college logic curriculum or as an independent read for adults who want to learn more about logic.
Each fallacy is followed by discussion questions and exercises; a line-listed answer key and both one and two-semester schedules are included in the back of the book. pages, softcover. Mastering a language does not necessarily mean you think in that language.
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Language, Truth and Logic is a book about meaning by the philosopher Alfred Jules Ayer, in which the author defines, explains, and argues for the verification principle of logical positivism, sometimes referred to as the criterion of significance or criterion of explains how the principle of verifiability may be applied to the problems of : A.
Ayer. LANGUAGE, TRUTH AND LOGIC A. AYER. 1 Sir Alfred Ayer was born in and educated as King’s Scholar at Klein and as a classical scholar at Christ Church, Oxford.
After spending a short period at the University of Vienna, he became Lecturer in Philosophy at. An understanding of the theory and application of logic is fundamental both to successful software and hardware development, and to gain a thorough grasp of modern computing.
This book provides a gentle introduction to the subject at a comfortable pace that is suitable for a wide range of students including: undergraduates in computer science 4/5.
The logical positivists (like A.J. Ayer in his book Language, Truth and Logic) saw religious language as defective. They argued that "There is a God" is an empty claim (neither true nor false) -- since there's no conceivable way to verify its truth by sense experience.
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Book: Language, Truth and Logic - if a statement is not verifiable it is either meaningless (he called it 'not factually significant') or a tautology - he admits that 'the sentence expressing it may be emotionally significant to him; but it is not literally significant' (e.g.
when someone says 'God answers my prayers.'). Discussions of religious experience in terms of feelings, like Schleiermacher’s () “feeling of absolute dependence,” or Otto’s () feeling of the numinous, were important early contributions to theorizing about religious experience, but some have since then argued (see Gellman and Alstonfor example) that religious.
Learn formal logic and how to defend yourself from logical fallacies with logic curriculum designed for homeschoolers. Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any time. In reply to the idea that a religious belief is reasonable within the language game but becomes unreasonable when viewed from outside the game, Martin says that it is unclear how an argument could be both reasonable and unreasonable at the same time, unless, of course, religious language is so incredibly compartmentalized.
When you study the philosophy of language, you study the languages of logic, mathematics, and science, and not just English, French, and German. Philosopher Scott Soames picks the best books on the philosophy of language. These lectures consider the proper way to do natural theology in the aftermath of the revolution brought about by analytical philosophy.
The traditional metaphysical inquiry characteristic of the subject promoted by Lord Gifford is abandoned in favour of an exploration of religious language and experience. Theistic belief is found to rest on choice and commitment rather than on rational.
A) Explain the problems of religious language. (30) Some words used within religious language may be viewed as contradictory to our inherent beliefs and logical view as human beings one example of this would be the story of the ‘virgin Mary’ as there.
Today we start our unit on language with a discussion of meaning and how we assign and understand meaning. We’ll cover sense and reference, beetles. The symbolic, mathematical look of modern logic is a striking contrast to the traditional logic’s emphasis of ordinary human language.
It was Veatch’s point that the difference between the two systems was not just cosmetic—that, in fact, modern logic reflects a particular worldview, one much different than that assumed by traditional logic.