Ancient Philosophy of Religion: The History of Western Philosophy of Religion, Volume 1

Routledge (2013)

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Graham Oppy
Monash University
Abstract
The origins of the Western philosophical tradition lie in the ancient Greco-Roman world. This volume provides a unique insight into the life and writings of a diverse group of philosophers in antiquity and presents the latest thinking on their views on God, the gods, religious belief and practice. Beginning with the 'pre-Socratics', the volume then explores the influential contributions made to the Western philosophy of religion by the three towering figures of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. The chapters that follow cover the the leading philosophers of the major schools of the ancient world - Epicureanism, Stoicism, Neoplatonism and the early Christian Church. "Ancient Philosophy of Religion" will be of interest to scholars and students of Philosophy, Classics and Religion, while remaining accessible to any interested in the rich cultural heritage of ancient religious thought.
Keywords philosophy of religion  western philosophy of religion  history of philosophy of religion  history of western philosophy of religion  Christian philosophy of religion  religion  ancient philosophy of religion  ancient western philosophy of religion  history of ancient philosophy of religion  history of ancient western philosophy of religion
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ISBN(s) 9781315729633   9781844652204   9781844656813   1844656810   1844652203
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