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Speculation in pre-Christian philosophy.

Richard Kroner

Speculation in pre-Christian philosophy.

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

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    SeriesHis speculation and revelation in the history of philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB171 .K7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination 251 p.
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6200471M
    LC Control Number56009575
    OCLC/WorldCa928893

    associated with theology, namely, philosophy. To begin with, we must be clear about the meaning of the term “philosophy.” This word is composed of two Greek roots: phileo (love) and sophia (wisdom). Etymologically, then, philosophy connotes “the love of . Classic Surveys on the History of Philosophy provides an excellent foundation for any student of Western thought. Many of these volumes were used as the standard textbooks in their time. Written by some of the greatest nineteenth-century authorities on philosophy, these works give you a solid background in the discipline’s core concepts and history.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kroner, Richard, Speculation in pre-Christian philosophy. London, New York, Longmans, Green [].

OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Speculation and revelation --Perspective of the history of philosophy --Speculation and the Greek mind --Preparation of the gospel --The rise of cosmology --Ascent to the invisible --The foundation of ontology --From dogmatism to skepticism --Socrates --The cosmos of the ideas --The consummation of Greek.

Speculation in Pre-Christian Philosophy Speculation and revelation in the history / Kroner, Richard Volume 1 of His Speculation and revelation in the history of philosophy, His Speculation and revelation in the history of philosophy His speculation and revelati: Author: Richard Kroner: Publisher: Westminster Press, Original from.

Author of Speculation in pre-Christian philosophy, Between faith and thought, Freiheit und Gnade, Speculation and revelation in the history of philosophy, The primacy of faith, Kant's Weltanschauung, Speculation and revelation in the age of Christian philosophy, Über logische und ästhetische Allgemeingültigkeit.

Speculation and revelation in the history of philosophy; Kroner, Richard, Speculation and revelation in the history of philosophy. Subjects. Philosophy, Ancient. Contents. Speculation and revelation Perspective of the history of philosophy Speculation and the Greek mind Preparation of the Gospel The rise of cosmology.

Reviews Of Books. Richard Kroner: Speculation in Pre-Christian Philosophy. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press. $ This new book by Professor Kroner is the first of a projected series of three to which he gives the name: Speculation and. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of Between faith and thought, Speculation in pre-Christian philosophy, Von Kant bis Hegel, Kant's Weltanschauung, Logos, /18, Vol.

7: Internationale Zeitschrift Für Philosophie Der Kultur (Classic Reprint) (German Edition. [ Antithesis. Review of Speculation in Pre-Christian Philosophy, by Richard Kroner.

Christianity Today 18 Mar.] ANTITHESIS Speculation in Pre-Christian Philosophy, by Richard Kroner. Westminster. $ This is the first of three volumes in which Professor Richard Kroner, lately of Union Seminary. Richard Kroner (8 March in Breslau – 2 November in Mammern) was a German neo-Hegelian philosopher, known for his Von Kant bis Hegel (/4), a classic history of German idealism written from the neo-Hegelian point of view.

He was a Christian, from a Jewish background. He is known for his formulation of Hegel as 'the Protestant Aquinas'. His Jewish. This is a very comprehensive review of what is known historically of Paganism in pre-Christian and Christian Europe. Although a great deal is known about Classical Paganism, the book is more evenly balanced with just as much, perhaps more, focus (given the relative paucity of facts) on old Northern European by: THE History of Philosophy is the exposition of philosophical opinions and of systems and schools of philosophy.

It includes the study of the lives of philosophers, the inquiry into the mutual connection of schools and systems of thought, and the attempt to trace the course of philosophical progress or retrogression. F. Baur argued that Hegel's speculation was "a sophisticated modern version of the early gnostic heresies" (82), and C.

Jung wrote the "Seven Sermons to the Dead" in the persona of the great gnostic teacher Basilides. Surely it says something about the gnostic phenomenon that it can be related to two such different thinkers. Gnosticism (from Ancient Greek: γνωστικός gnōstikós, Koine Greek: [ˈkos], "having knowledge") is a collection of ancient religious ideas and systems which originated in the first century AD among early Christian and Jewish sects.

These various groups emphasised personal spiritual knowledge over orthodox teachings, traditions, and ecclesiastical authority.

English version of a most useful book. Ronald Torbet, o.p. Speculation in Pre-Christian Philosophy. By Richard Kroner.

(Longmans; i6s.) This volume is the first part of a projected series on Speculation and Revelation in the History of Philosophy'. It is a history of ancient philosophy, and let it be said at once, a very readable, stimulating.

A sound argument can be made that certain aspects of Philonic thought were "baptized" as Christian. And to the extent this philosophy comports with biblical revelation, such moves are unproblematic. However, to claim the Incarnation is derivative of Philo betrays the work of the latter and badly misunderstands the former.

The epigraph of Charles Freeman’s book The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason features the following quote from Augustine: “There is another form of temptation, even more fraught with danger. This is the disease of curiosityCited by: Full text of " The Story Of Philosophy Will Durant " See other formats.

THE STORY OF PHILOSOPHY BY WILL DURANT NEW REVISED EDITION ILLUSTRATED GARDEN CITY PUBLISHING CO., INC, NEW YORK Socrates TO MY WIFE Grow strong, my comrade that you may stand Unshaken when I fall; that I may know The shattered fragments of my song will. The Greek or pre-Christian speculation on the subject is marked by the names of Heraclitus, Plato and the Stoics.

in the Book of Proverbs it is coeternal with Yahweh and assists Him in creation. It may be doubtful whether this is the language of a real person or only of a poetic personification.

In the philosophy of Alexandria, of. Even in his treatise on the Trinity, which is a very short exposition of St. Augustine's book of the same title, Boethius focused on philosophy, especially the difference between substance and attribute, and didn't expound the Christian notion that God is love, as Augustine did eloquently and profoundly in his work.

This book contains a kaleidoscope of views on the importance of happiness in a human life, and how best to achieve it. McMahon limits his study to the great philosophical traditions of the West, starting with the Greeks, which thus narrows his viewpoint considerably, but of course this is interesting on its own/5.

Genuine virtue has its root in genuine religion. The modern school of ethics, which professes to teaches morality as something apart from spiritual Christianity, is a return to the exploded theories of pagan moralists, an attempt to dress up pre-Christian philosophy in a nineteenth-century garb.

This summary of the book of Psalms provides information about the title, author (s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Psalms.

The titles "Psalms" and "Psalter" come from the Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT), where they originally referred to. Speculation in Pre-Christian Philosophy. ( pp. Philadelphia, The Westminster Press, ) showed how speculation developed as a protest against Greek polytheism.

For want of a Biblical revelation, however, this protest could only be inspired Author: Joseph Hinman (Metacrock). Pre-Christian philosophy failed to arrive at precise metaphysical determinations of the notions of substance and person.

This defect was corrected in part by Origen, Clement, and Athanasius, and in part by their successors, the scholastics, the impulse in both cases being given to philosophical definition by the requirements of theological.

Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts. Longer titles found: Quietism (Christian philosophy) () searching for Christian philosophy found ( total) alternate case: christian philosophy Amberton University ( words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Amberton is a private university that adheres to an Evangelical Christian philosophy.

One of these was a pre-Christian Jewish speculation about a personified Wisdom that appears in Proverbs 24 Other scholars advance a different theory that sees a connection between the New Testament use of logos and such Old Testament expressions as “The Word of God” and “The Word of the Lord.”.

Lithuanian mythology is the mythology of Lithuanian polytheism, the religion of pre-Christian Lithuanians. Like other Indo-Europeans, ancient Lithuanians maintained a polytheistic mythology and religious pre-Christian Lithuania, mythology was a part of polytheistic religion; after Christianisation mythology survived mostly in folklore, customs and festive rituals.

Pre-Christian. Cosmogonic-theological speculations, philosophemes on God and the world, constitute the substance of gnosis.

They are based on the first sections of Genesis and Ezekiel, for which there are in Jewish speculation two well-established and therefore old terms: "Ma'aseh Bereshit" and "Ma'aseh Merkabah.".

“The difference between the revealed doctrines of the Jews and the philosophy of the Greeks consists chiefly in this, that in the sacred books of the Jews truth is expressed in symbols and figures, whereas Greek philosophy puts the figure aside and sets before us the thought which the figure expressed.” 9 The practical conclusion of all.

There is, in this review of the Order of Nine Angles, no speculation regarding and no attempt made to prove 'who is behind the pseudonym Anton Long' beyond stating, in this Introduction, the well-known fact that the prime suspect does deny and.

One of these was a pre-Christian Jewish speculation about a personified Wisdom that appears in Proverbs [24] Other scholars advance a different theory that sees a connection between the New Testament use of logos and such Old Testament expressions as "The Word of God" and "The Word of the Lord." In many Old Testament passages, such.

The term Logos in philosophy was not usually used as a title or a unique attributed of God, but rather as the most important single name among many applicable to the effulgent Power of God which reasonably had shaped and now governs the world. (pp. ) Boyarin goes a.

Epicurus picked up this ongoing debate; he reinvigorated and made original contributions to the atomist persuasion and derived a full-bodied metaphysics [theory of reality], epistemology [theory of knowledge], and even methodology [akin to today’s philosophy of science] from his natural philosophy of Atomism; the whole system was said to /5(8).

Still, significant common ground for debate was provided by Greek philosophy. In Book VIII of The City of God, Augustine noted that thinkers in the Neoplatonic tradition had seen that God is the cause of the existence of the world; had seen also that only what is beyond the world of material and changeable things could be God; had understood the distinction between the senses and Author: Edward Feser.

Pre-Christian philosophy failed to arrive at precise metaphysical the impulse in both cases being given to philosophical definition by the requirements of theological speculation concerning the we examine more closely, if we go back from the "Summa", or text-book, where the adage is quoted without proof, to the "Commentary on Aristotle.

Christianity is the West’s most important worldview. Plato was the West’s most important philosopher. But the two have far more in common than just importance—in fact, Plato helped set the intellectual stage for the early church. “ Platonism is part of the vital structure of Christian theology.

In his bestselling book Degeneration (), the Zionist critic Max Nordau amplified, more than a century before Peterson, the fear that the empires and nations of the West are populated by the weak-willed, the effeminate, and the degenerate.

The French philosopher Georges Sorel identified myth as the necessary antidote to decadence and spur to. Eliphas Levi’s book The Doctrine and Ritual of High Magic, which kickstarted the modern magical revival when it first saw print inbuilt an entire body of symbolism from Oedipus and the cycle of Greek legends in which his life plays a central role; paintings of Oedipus and the Sphinx were accordingly standard fare for the Symbolist.

Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the ysical principles are intended to describe or explain all that is. Metaphysics may be derived from the meaning of its Greek roots - literally "Meta"; meaning 'beyond' and "Physics"; the science (or study) of 'matter.'.

1 I think there could be such a thing as wisdom learned from God which is, if I may put it so, private between God and the individual. I am thinking of the wisdom received in prayer, where the situation that is the subject of prayer is absolutely specific to the individual.

Kroner, Richard, [ Book: ] At 3 libraries. This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 47,) Speculation in pre-Christian philosophy / by Richard Kroner Kroner, Richard, [ Book: ] At 2 libraries. This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 46,).The Book of Psalms (Hebrew: תְּהִלִּים‎ or תהילים‎, Tehillim, "praises"), commonly referred to simply as Psalms or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old Testament.[1] Main article: Ancient Egyptian philosophy [icon] This section.Of the psalms, only 34 lack superscriptions of any kind (only 17 in the Septuagint, the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT).

These so-called “orphan” psalms are found mainly in Books III–V, where they tend to occur in clusters: Ps 91; 93–97; 99; –;–; –; – (In Books I–II, only Ps 1–2; 10; 33; 43; 71 lack titles, and Ps 10 and 43 are.