A History of the Concept of God: A Process Approach by Daniel A. Dombrowski

By Daniel A. Dombrowski

A background of the idea that of God during the lens of procedure thought.

Daniel A. Dombrowski explores the heritage of the idea that of God from the point of view of neoclassical, or method, theism. His neoclassical process assuages the present obstacle in philosophical theism, stuck among a protection of classical theism and assertions of spiritual skepticism. as a substitute, the paintings bargains Charles Hartshorne’s proposal of a God who regularly evolves, really in contrast to the allegedly excellent determine of extra conventional, and more and more unsatisfactory, debts. Dombrowski surveys the classical theists and their roots in historic Greek philosophy ahead of turning to contributions from the 16th via 20th centuries, finally discussing twenty-three thinkers. the foremost figures during this heritage are Plato, who mockingly supplied the philosophical foundation either for classical and neoclassical ideas, and 3 nice figures in procedure theism: Henri Bergson, Alfred North Whitehead, and Hartshorne. the concept that of God has a wealthy previous; this e-book argues that it may have a wealthy destiny as well.

Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle collage. he's the writer of many books, together with Hartshorne and the Metaphysics of Animal Rights; Rawls and faith: The Case for Political Liberalism; and A Platonic Philosophy of faith: A procedure Perspective, all released by way of SUNY Press.

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