Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto. By Kevin Schilbrack

THIS REVIEW ESSAY ROUNDTABLE consists of three reviews by Mikel Burley, Luke Fox, and William Wood. Their reviews are followed by a response from the manifesto's author, Kevin Schilbrack. Taken together, they explore the significance of Philosophy and the Study of Religions, both the book and i...

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Published in:Journal of the American Academy of Religion
Main Author: Burley, Mikel 1972-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Oxford University Press [2015]
In:Journal of the American Academy of Religion
Year: 2015, Volume: 83, Issue: 1, Pages: 236-260
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
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Summary:THIS REVIEW ESSAY ROUNDTABLE consists of three reviews by Mikel Burley, Luke Fox, and William Wood. Their reviews are followed by a response from the manifesto's author, Kevin Schilbrack. Taken together, they explore the significance of Philosophy and the Study of Religions, both the book and its implications for future work in the philosophy of religion. Kevin Schilbrack's manifesto offers a diagnosis of the shortcomings of contemporary philosophy of religion and presents a new vision of how these shortcomings could fruitfully be remedied. The principal defects that Schilbrack identifies are three: first, the narrowness in the range of religious traditions that are usually discussed; secondly, an excessive intellectualism, in the sense that attention is almost exclusively devoted to beliefs, construed narrowly as the...
ISSN:1477-4585
Contains:Enthalten in: American Academy of Religion, Journal of the American Academy of Religion
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/jaarel/lfu116