Paradise Understood

Paradise Understood New Philosophical Essays About Heaven

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Synopsis

Paradise Understood: New Philosophical Essays about Heaven systematically investigates heaven, or paradise, as conceived within theistic religious traditions such as Rabbinic Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It considers a variety of topics concerning what life in paradise would, could, or will be like for human persons. The collection offers novel approaches to questions about heaven of perennial philosophical interest, and breaks new ground by expanding the range of questions about heaven that philosophers have considered. The contributors wrestle with questions about human life in paradise that span the spectrum of the major subfields of philosophical enquiry. By employing both historical and contemporary philosophical resources, the volume makes a pioneering contribution toward answering pressing questions about human life in paradise. It will serve as a platform for future research, reinvigorating philosophical investigation into these neglected topics within philosophy of religion.

Book information

ISBN: 9780198794301
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 202.3
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xii, 365
Weight: 690g
Height: 164mm
Width: 242mm
Spine width: 30mm