The quest for God and the good: world philosophy as a living experience

"God saw that it was good": the creation of the world in the Hebrew Bible -- A divine craftsman shapes all for the good: Plato's realm of the forms -- Change and the good: Chinese perspectives -- The harmony of reason and revelation: Augustine and Maimonides on good and evil -- You ar...

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Main Author: Lobel, Diana
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York [u.a.] Columbia Univ. Press c2011
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Religion / God / The Good / Philosophy
Further subjects:B God Comparative studies
B Philosophy and religion
B Religious Life Comparative studies
B Good and evil Religious aspects Comparative studies
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Summary:"God saw that it was good": the creation of the world in the Hebrew Bible -- A divine craftsman shapes all for the good: Plato's realm of the forms -- Change and the good: Chinese perspectives -- The harmony of reason and revelation: Augustine and Maimonides on good and evil -- You are the absolute: philosophies of India -- Compassion, wisdom, awakening: the way of Buddhism -- The good is that to which all things aim: Aristotle on God and the good -- The philosopher as teacher: Al-Farabi on contemplation and action -- The imitation of God: Maimonides on the active and the contemplative life -- The dance of human expression: al-Ghazali and Maimonides
Item Description:Formerly CIP Uk. - Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-277) and index. - "God saw that it was good": the creation of the world in the Hebrew Bible -- A divine craftsman shapes all for the good: Plato's realm of the forms -- Change and the good: Chinese perspectives -- The harmony of reason and revelation: Augustine and Maimonides on good and evil -- You are the absolute: philosophies of India -- Compassion, wisdom, awakening: the way of Buddhism -- The good is that to which all things aim: Aristotle on God and the good -- The philosopher as teacher: Al-Farabi on contemplation and action -- The imitation of God: Maimonides on the active and the contemplative life -- The dance of human expression: al-Ghazali and Maimonides
ISBN:0231527012