Mark Manolopoulos

Today’s Truly Philosophical Philosopher of Religion

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16/2 - Fall 2011, pages 39–58
Date of online publication: 05 décembre 2011
Date of publication: 05 décembre 2011

Abstract

What does it mean to be a truly philosophical philosopher of religion today? The paper proposes that the thinker of faith should pursue the following passions: (1) a passion for wonder and epistemic openness; (2) the desire for a rationality that exceeds narrow-minded hyper-rationalism; (3) an ecological pathos i.e. loving the earth; (4) a passion for self-development; and (5) thinking and participating in ethical political-economic transformation, a revolutionary passion. And so, today's truly philosophical philosopher of religion would pursue a cognitively rigorous, engaged, and experientially adventurous venture in thinking.

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Manolopoulos, Mark. “Today’s Truly Philosophical Philosopher of Religion.” Forum Philosophicum 16, no. 2 (2011): 39–58. doi:10.5840/forphil20111623.

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