Lorenz B. Puntel and Alan White. Being and God argues that defensible philosophical theorization concerning the topic “God” is both possible and necessary. Lorenz B. Puntel, born in , studied philosophy, psychology, classical philology, and Catholic theology in Munich, Vienna, Paris, Rome, and Innsbruck. Authors. Lorenz B. Puntel. Abstract. The necessary task for philosophy is the development of a metaphysical ontology, i.e., a philosophical theory of everything .

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Structure and Being contributes to the reconciliation of analytic and continental philosophy logenz insisting upon clarity and precision, as the former does, while aiming for comprehensiveness, as the latter often does. From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy pdcnet. With these tools, we can refute the thesis that everything is contingent and nothing is necessary or absolute. Findlay – – London: The second thesis is that contemporary philosophy — and quite particularly so-called analytic philosophy — today does scarcely any justice to this universal character of philosophy, in that it exhibits, virtually exclusively, a fragmentary character that is conditioned by various distinct factors.

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Dummett appears not to have been aware of this problem that emerges from his thesis. The book presents theoretical frameworks as indispensable for any and all theorizing. The all-is-contingent thesis has as an implication the assumption of the possibility of absolute nothingness. The thesis introduced above that analytic philosophy has a solely fragmentary character requires lorenx extensive explanation and specification. Something wholly analogous happens with most works concerning theories of truth.


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Popularity Popularity Featured Price: As far as non-analytic philosophy since the end of World War II is concerned, the following may be noted globally: This of course presupposes that the philosopher develops a conception of systematic philosophy that does not simply do away with the history of philosophy pjntel that wholly coherently makes possible an open future for philosophy.

Rest for the Restless? Works on topics in the domain of the philosophy of mind have directly ontological components and implications, but what ontology is presupposed ountel used by a given theory in the philosophy of mind remains, as a rule, unsaid.

In opposition to the schools of thought just introduced, analytic philosophy develops along significantly more lofenz lines. All Formats Paperback Hardcover Sort by: Theory of the Dimensions of the World 4.

Much could be said about this neglect, but a general remark suffices here: High to Low Avg. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Inhe became Professor Emeritus.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. In an age in which the narrow specialist has taken center stage, Puntel has returned to an older tradition: Determination of the Standpoint of the Structural-Systematic Philosophy.

The urgency of this task is apparentin, for example, the weakness of proofs for the existence of God. Only 2 left in stock – order soon. These developments reveal that the semantics and the ontology of philosophical language are fundamentally two sides of one and the same coin.

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Whether it has been or is systematic in the chief sense is a completely separate question that is addressed shortly below. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


Cosmological Arguments from Contingency in Philosophy of Religion. On this basis, Dummett provides his clearest determination of analytic philosophy: Instead, it presents a completely thorough philosophical method consisting of four methodological stages or, lorenzz sake of simplicity, four methods. He received a doctorate in philosophy in and one in Catholic theology in The systematic conception presented in this book shares the view that philosophy must ascribe to language a role that is not only important puntfl even indeed fundamental.

Only 2 left in stock more on the way. Get to Know Us. Even a simple ignoring of the history of philosophy is a particular way of denying punteo history any positive significance, and indeed, in a certain respect, the most radical way of doing so. Ordinary natural language, or a philosophical language, perhaps yet to be developed? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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Taking the complexity of a completely developed philosophical method into consideration, it is possible to gain clarity about the current status of philosophical theories that are either under pubtel or already available. Neither this completeness nor this interconnectedness is, as a rule, taken in an absolute sense.

The Fundamental Structures 3. The Metaphysics of Christian Ethics: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. These contentions are problematic in several respects.