By James F. Harris (auth.)
When Gene lengthy, editor of Kluwer's guide of latest Philosophy of faith sequence, first invited me to write down the quantity on Analytic Philosophy of faith, I authorised with nice enthusiasm. My merely reason behind that enthusiasm now's that i used to be more youthful and extra naive on the time. quickly after beginning paintings at the quantity, my enthusiasm used to be dampened through the daunting value of the duty. i started as a sprinter and quick settled into the velocity of a long-distance runner. even though I thought of myself good learn within the topic, I quickly came across that I had loads of learn to do to be convinced that I had thought of all the significant contributions to many of the discussions, matters, and of faith. As I learn increasingly more difficulties came upon inside of analytic philosophy books and articles, i noticed that I had rushed right into a territory already good trodden through the angels. i'm drastically inspired via the sophistication and subtlety of philosophical argument that symbolize the several debates in modern analytic philosophy of faith. This quantity covers an unlimited quantity of fabric. i've got endeavored to supply the fairest attainable studying of other authors, and, in instances the place I comprise my very own serious reviews and strengthen my very own positions, i've got endeavored to supply the most powerful attainable interpretations of the positions I criticize.
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It appears that his claim treating what would count against the original assertion as "part of the meaning" of the negation of the original assertion is the result of the lingering influence of the verification criterion of meaning. 17 Whether such a general theory of meaning is plausible is separable from simply treating falsifiability as a test for cognitive meaningfulness. If we treat the above passage from Flew as a rationale or explanation for the claim that a way of understanding an assertion is by understanding what would count against the assertion and not as a general theory of meaning, then our attention is refocused simply upon the issue of falsifiability as a test for meaningfulness.
Santoni, Religious Language and the Problem of Religious Knowledge. 20 In addition, see 1. J. C. Smart, "Metaphysics, Logic, and Theology," in New Essays in Philosophical Theology, edited by Antony Flew and Alasdair MacIntyre, pp. 12-27; R. F. Holland, "Religious Discourse and Theological Discourse," Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 34, no. 3, 1956; R. B. Braithwaite, An Empiricist's View of the Nature of Religious Belief (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1955). 21 R. M. Hare, '''Theology and Falsification," in New Essays in Philosophical Theology, edited by Antony Flew and Alasdair MacIntyre, pp.
P. 101. , pp. 100-101. , p. 103. 22 23 38 ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION world where the regUlarity and causal connections in this world were lacking, our natural beliefs may well change. The situation with bliks is supposedly entirely different. Bliks are supposed to be completely separated from the facts and completely immune to revision forced by the facts. How then are we to tell a good blik from a bad one and distinguish a correct blik from an incorrect one? ,,25 But surely something is seriously amiss here.
Analytic Philosophy of Religion by James F. Harris (auth.)