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The modern predicament

a study in the philosophy of religion. Based on Gifford lectures delivered in the University of St. Andrews.

by H. J. Paton

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Published by Allen & Unwin, Macmillan in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Muirhead library of philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .P316 1955
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 p.
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14028909M
    LC Control Number55004627

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In he was awarded the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing of the National Book Critics Circle. He is the author of THE MODERN PREDICAMENT (Pressed Wafer, ), the widely hailed WHAT ARE INTELLECTUALS GOOD FOR?5/5(2). George Scialabba offers a litmus test in due diligence with his collection of essays and reviews, THE MODERN PREDICAMENT.

As the title says, the book is unified in its perception of modernity through various lenses, Received wisdom can be insidious/5.

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location London. Imprint by: 4. The book begins with a reflection on the importance of metaphysics in our contemporary setting, and then presents the human person's relation to the world under the signs of the transcendentals: beauty is the gracious invitation into reality, goodness is the self-gift of freedom in response to this invitation, and truth is the consummation of our relation to the real in knowledge.5/5(3).

The modern predicament. The modern predicament, if I may try to sum up this long discussion, is that man seems to be faced with an unbridgeable gulf between science and religion or—it might be better to say—between knowledge and faith.

This is a permanent human predicament as well as a modern one, but at the present time it is particularly. THE MODERN PREDICAMENT. By George Scialabba. Pressed Wafer, 81 pp., paperback, $ Since people who write about culture tend to have a sympathetic ear for the discourse of decline, let’s start.

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Find more information about: ISBN:. Existentialism and the Modern Predicament book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. PrefacePreface to the 2nd EditionPreface /5(2). The Modern Predicament: Essays and Reviews - Kindle edition by Scialabba, George.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Modern Predicament: Essays and Reviews.5/5(2). Home Lecture Books The Modern Predicament. Chapter VIII | Responses § 1.

Responses. We have examined, if only in outline, the challenge offered by modern science to every form of religious belief. Our next task must be to consider, though once again only in the barest outline, some of the possible responses to this challenge.

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In The Modern Predicament, Paton argues that humankind seems to be faced with an unbridgeable gulf between science and religion or between knowledge and the author, within this ‘modern predicament’, the existence of natural theology, as he understands it, is at stake, given ‘vetoes’ or ‘bans’ placed upon it by linguistics and theology itself.

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The Modern Predicament book. A Study in the Philosophy of Religion. By Paton, H J. Edition 1st Edition. Home Lecture Books The Modern Predicament. Preface. The germ of this book first took shape as four Forwood Lectures on the philosophy of religion, which were delivered in the University of Liverpool in It developed into two series of Gifford Lectures given in the University of St.

Andrews in the years and After a long process. This usage of the word ‘principle’ is one of the oldest and best established in philosophy, but many modern philosophers find it obscure. It is impossible to consider here the objections to it.

A simple illustration of what is meant may be found in Mr. Toulmin's book The Philosophy of Science. There he points out that the Rectilinear. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Paton, H.J.

(Herbert James), Modern predicament. London: Allen and Unwin, (OCoLC)   The Modern Predicament: Essays and Reviews View larger image. By: George Scialabba. Sign Up Now. Already a Member. Most of the essays began as book reviews. As book reviews they were superior when published.

As essays they are exceptional for their intelligence and clarity. George’s subjects are politics, religion and society. His subject Author: George Scialabba. The Modern Predicament By Morgan Meis. So let’s just take a fragment from Rothman’s article where he quotes from Pinker’s book and makes a few asides of his own: Imagine Seema, an illiterate woman in a poor country who is village-bound, has lost half her children to disease, and will die at fifty, as do most of the people she knows.Read "The Modern Predicament A Study in the Philosophy of Religion" by Paton, H J available from Rakuten Kobo.

First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis Brand: Taylor And Francis.OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages ; 18 cm. Contents: Philosophy and religion --The linguistic veto --The theological veto --Religion --Religious aberration --The way of negation --Intellectual impediments --Responses --The way of experience --The mystic way --And thou --The argument from perfection --The argument from imperfection --The world and its design.