Item description for Schleiermacher and Whitehead: Open Systems in Dialogue (Theologische Bibliothek Topelmann) (Theologische Bibliothek Topelmann) by Christine Helmer...
This collection of essays stages a dialogue between Friedrich Schleiermacher and Alfred North Whitehead on significant features of 'open' system. The volume offers new options for rehabilitating system for future theological and philosophical thinking by opening system to a flexible relation with changing reality. Key ingredients for system are discussed in three areas of contact between Schleiermacher and Whitehead. One such ingredient concerns historical precedents figuring crucially in Western systematic philosophy. Another feature is the systematic categorization of experience that relates epistemology, metaphysics, and the empirical sciences. System is also brought to bear on pressing contemporary issues, such as ethics and religious pluralism.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.3" Height: 1" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
ISBN 311017992X ISBN13 9783110179927
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More About Christine Helmer
Christine Helmer is Professor of Religious Studies and German at Northwestern University. She is the author of "The Trinity and Martin Luther" (Zabern 1999) and contributing editor of numerous books on biblical interpretation, historical theology, and contemporary theology, including "The Global Luther: A Theologian for Modern Times" (Fortress 2009).
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