Problems of Belief (Philosophy in America) by Ferdinand C. Schiller

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Introduction: new science and the autonomy of signs --Belief in mysticism: Aldous Huxley, from Grey Eminence to Island --Belief in anarchy: Robert Graves as mythographer --Belief in religion: the poetry of David Jones --Belief in fantasy: J.R.R.

Tolkein's Lord of the Rings --Belief in thinking: Owen Barfield and Michael Polanyi --Conclusion. Cite this chapter as: Sellars W. () Some Problems About Belief. In: Davidson D., Hintikka J.

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Epistemology, the philosophical study of the nature, origin, and limits of human term is derived from the Greek epistēmē (“knowledge”) and logos (“reason”), and accordingly the field is sometimes referred to as the theory of knowledge.

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Among the various problems with belief, perhaps those that are most familiar to scholars of religion concern the historical origin of the category and the often implicit assumption that belief is “the essence of religion.” Anchor Books. Google Scholar Bivins.

The problem of theodicy -- how can such evil and suffering exist in a universe created by a good, loving God -- is a centuries-old, unresolved paradox that is inherent in all religions that include a belief in a personal all-loving, all knowing, all-powerful, and present God.

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Amusements are, however, only contingent or instrumental goods for. What's more, truths and even cherished beliefs change while actual facts tend to remain the same.

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Evans treats the history of the problem with fairness, looking at it through contemporary philosophical literature and offering responses to the most substantive arguments from evil. Is this sense of belief the real problem? In seeking an answer, I am reminded of Burton Mack’s point that belief was a peculiar invention of Christianity, bred under the conditions of marginality in the first couple of centuries.

I would extend that point to include the major Western religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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