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Samuel Loncar
Yale University
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    Science and religion: An origins story.Samuel J. Loncar - 2021 - Zygon 56 (1):275-296.
    In recent scholarship, the science and religion debate has been historicized, revealing the novelty of the concepts of science and religion and their complex connections to secularization and the birth of modernity. This article situates this historicist turn in the history of philosophy and its connections to theology and Scripture, showing that the science and religion concept derives from philosophy's earlier tension with theology as it became an academic discipline centered in the medieval, then research university, with the centrality of (...)
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    Converting the Kantian Self: Radical Evil, Agency, and Conversion in Kant’s Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason.Samuel Loncar - 2013 - Kant Studien 104 (3):346-366.
    : This article argues that Kant’s doctrine of radical evil and the doctrine of conversion which is its consequent reflect developments in Kant’s thinking about moral agency and his realization that his theory of freedom was inadequate to the problem of moral evil; that the changes Kant makes to accommodate evil result in a significant though subterranean shift in his concept of agency, resulting in two incompatible concepts, one explicit but inadequate, the other implicit yet necessary; and that the problems (...)
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    Why Listen to Philosophers? A Constructive Critique of Disciplinary Philosophy.Samuel Loncar - 2016 - Metaphilosophy 47 (1):3-25.
    This article articulates a fundamental crisis of disciplinary philosophy—its lack of disciplinary self-consciousness and the skeptical problems this generates—and, through that articulation, exemplifies a means of mitigating its force. Disciplinary philosophy organizes itself as a producer of specialized knowledge, with the apparatus of journals, publication requirements, and other professional standards, but it cannot agree on what constitutes knowledge, progress, or value, and evinces ignorance of its history and alternatives. This situation engenders a skepticism that threatens the legitimacy of disciplinary philosophy. (...)
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    From jena to copenhagen: Kierkegaard's relations to German idealism and the critique of autonomy in the sickness unto death: Samuel loncar.Samuel Loncar - 2011 - Religious Studies 47 (2):201-216.
    This article seeks to demonstrate the influence of J. G. Fichte's philosophy on Søren Kierkegaard's theory of the self as he develops it in The Sickness unto Death and to interpret his theory of the self as a religious critique of autonomy. Following Michelle Kosch, it argues that Kierkegaard's theory of the self was developed in part as a critique of idealist conceptions of agency. Moreover, Kierkegaard's view of agency provides a powerful way of understanding human freedom and finitude that (...)
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  5. Jahresinhalt Kant-Studien.Ian Blecher, Anil Gomes, Joel Thiago Klien, Alexei N. Krouglov, Samuel Loncar & Colin Marshall - 2013 - Kant Studien 104 (4):563-566.
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    German Idealism’s Long Shadow: The Fall and Divine-Human Agency in Tillich’s Systematic Theology.Samuel Loncar - 2012 - Neue Zeitschrift für Systematicsche Theologie Und Religionsphilosophie 54 (1):95-118.
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