Metaphor, Analogy, and the Place of Places: Where Religion and Philosophy Meet (Provosts Series)

Metaphor, Analogy, and the Place of Places: Where Religion and Philosophy Meet (Provosts Series)

Carl G. Vaught


Vaught identifies where the place faith and philosophy meet―and he does so in consistent dialog with Augustine, Hegel, Heidegger and Jaspers. Vaught argues that either non secular and philosophical discourse imagine considered one of 4 modes: figurative, analytical, systematic, and analogical. Any actual innovation happens via relocating from one mode of discourse to a different. Vaught additionally explores the connection between "space," "time," and "place" in addition to "mystery," "power," and "structure." Remarkably, Vaught exhibits how the class of "place" serves because the intersection of either triads. after all, "place" is the orientation that publications the discussions of Being and God, the place philosophy and faith are joined.

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