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Title Religion and practical reason : new essays in the comparative philosophy of religions / edited by Frank E. Reynolds and David Tracy.

Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  210 RELI    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 444 pages ; 23 cm.
Series SUNY series, toward a comparative philosophy of religions.
SUNY series, toward a comparative philosophy of religions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Frank E. Reynolds -- 1. A Foreword to Comparative Philosophy of Religion / Franklin I. Gamwell -- 2. What Are Buddhists Doing When They Deny the Self? / Steven Collins -- 3. Al-Farabi on Religion and Practical Reason / Paul E. Walker -- 4. In Defense of Rather Fragile and Local Achievement: Reflections on the Work of Gurulugomi / Charles Hallisey -- 5. Chronophagous Discourse: A Study of Clerico-Legal Appropriation of the World in an Islamic Tradition / Aziz Al-Azmeh -- 6. Dis-solving a Debate: Toward a Practical Theory of Myth, with a Case Study in Vedic Mythology / Laurie L. Patton -- 7. The Reason of Myth and the Rationality of History: The Logic of the Mythic in Bimin-Kuskusmin "Modes of Thought" / Fitz John Porter Poole -- 8. The Rhetoric of Revolution: Comparative Ethics after Kuhn and Gunnemann / Jeffrey Stout -- 9. The Fear of Qing: Confucian and Buddhist Discourses on Desire / Francisca Cho Bantly.
10. Comparison, Pragmatics, and Interpretation in the Comparative Philosophy of Religions / Richard J. Parmentier.
Summary 'Religion and Practical Reason: New Essays in the Comparative Philosophy of Religions' is the third and culminating collection of essays generated by a series of nine international conferences on the comparative philosophy of religions.
Other author Reynolds, Frank, 1930-
Tracy, David.
Subject Religion -- Philosophy -- Comparative studies.
Philosophy, Comparative.
Other title Practical reason.
ISBN 0791422178 (alk. paper)
0791422186 (paperback: alk. paper)