Immortal Longings: Versions of Transcending Humanity
Fergus Kerr's study - which is derived from his highly-regarded Stanton Lectures, delivered in the University of Cambridge in 1994/5 - focuses on the more or less obvious theological commitments of several much-discussed contemporary philosophers. By so doing, the author daringly extends the agenda of what is usually considered to be 'philosophy of religion.'. The ramifications of his study are extensive: even if philosophy is not at bottom theology, as von Balthasar once claimed, the theological preconceptions in much modern philosophy would seem to deserve considerably more attention than they have received hitherto.
8 pages matching Berlin in this book
Results 1-3 of 8
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Karl Barths Christological metaphysics
Heideggers cosmogonical myth
7 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
absolute already anthropology argues Aristotle ascent of love aspiration to transcend Balthasar beauty Beckett's become believe Berlin Catholic Cavell's CDIII/2 certainly Charles Taylor Christian theology Christology Church Claim of Reason conception condition contrary culture death desire Diotima's divine epistemology essay eternal ethics everyday feel finite finitude Gifford Lectures God's grace Heidegger Heidegger's Henri de Lubac human nature idea ideal immortal insists Irigaray Irigaray's Iris Murdoch J. L. Austin Jesus Christ Karl Barth Karl Rahner kind knowledge language limits live Lubac Luce Irigaray Marxism means metaphysical modern Murdoch natural theology never non-human notion Nussbaum objects ontology ordinary ourselves particular perhaps Plato radically Rahner reality regarded relationship religion religious revealed scepticism self-transcendence sense sexual difference simply society Sovereignty spiritual Stanley Cavell story supernatural takes theologians things thought tradition transcendental transcending humanity truth understanding University Press wants Wittgenstein women