Item description for Coleridge, Philosophy and Religion: Aids to Reflection and the Mirror of the Spirit by Douglas Hedley...
Overview Coleridge's relation to his German contemporaries constitutes the toughest problem in assessing his standing as a thinker. For the last half-century this relationship has been described, ultimately, as parasitic. As a result, Coleridge's contribution to religious thought has been seen primarily in terms of his poetic genius. This book revives and deepens the evaluation of Coleridge as a philosophical theologian in his own right. Coleridge had a critical and creative relation to, and kinship with, German Idealism. Moreover, the principal impulse behind his engagement with that philosophy is traced to the more immediate context of English Unitarian-Trinitarian controversy of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The book re-establishes Coleridge as a philosopher of religion and as a vital source for contemporary theological reflection.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.26" Width: 6.28" Height: 0.93" Weight: 1.33 lbs.
Release Date Feb 23, 2015
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521770351 ISBN13 9780521770354
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More About Douglas Hedley
Douglas Hedley is Reader in Hermeneutics and Metaphysics and Fellow of Clare College, University of Cambridge, UK. A past President of the European Society for the Philosophy of Religion, he has been visiting Professor at the Sorbonne and holder of the Alan Richardson lectureship at Durham University. He delivered the Teape Lectures in India in 2007. His former publications include Coleridge, Philosophy and Religion (Cambridge University Press).
Douglas Hedley has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Cambridge University of Cambridge, UK University of Camb.