Without Proof Or Evidence: Essays of O. K. Bouwsma

U of Nebraska Press, 2004 M03 1 - 161 páginas
In Without Proof or Evidence O. K. Bouwsma weaves through the central topics of Western religion: the rationality of religious belief, the nature of Christianity, the promise of eternal life, the definition of faith, and proofs of the existence of God. When he works with the problems of Descartes or Moore or Wittgenstein, surveying the marketplace of language in which we all have commerce, he has the familiarity of an experienced trader. But in his work with the problems of Anselm or Nietzsche or Kierkegaard, in which the Scriptures move between background and foreground, there is another dimension, a concern with whether the Scriptures have been properly understood, what such an understanding might be, and how it affects someone who so understands them.

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O.K. Bouwsma (1898-1978) was a professor of philosophy at the University of Nebraska from 1928-1965. J. L. Craft resides in Austin, Texas. He was a student of O. K. Bouwsma at the University of Texas, and is co-editor of Bouwsma?søpapers. Ronald E. Hustwit is a professor of philosophy at The College of Wooster. The author of Something About O.K. Bouwsma, Hustwit has edited five works of O.K. Bouwsma's papers.

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