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By Merold Westphal

Recognizing the basic heteronomy of postmodern philosophy of faith, Merold Westphal argues opposed to the belief that human cause is common, impartial, and without presupposition. in its place, Westphal contends that any philosophy is an issue of religion and the philosophical stumble upon with theology arises from the very act of considering. counting on the paintings of Spinoza, Kant, and Hegel, Westphal discovers that their theologies render them jointly incompatible and their claims to be the voice of self sufficient and common cause glance doubtful. Westphal grapples with this plural nature of human notion within the philosophy of faith and he forwards the concept any attract the divine needs to leisure on a historic and phenomenological analysis.

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