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Epistemology and Phenomenology of Religions : Creative Insights into Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue
Authorship Description
Prof. Salvino Azzopardi, edited by Kuruvilla Pandikattu.
Bibliographical Details xvi, 189 p. 25 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. New Delhi, Christian World Imprints.
ISBN-10 9351483177
ISBN-13 9789351483175, 978-9351483175
Year of Publication 2018.
Series JDV Philosophy Series - 1.
Further Details In Collaboration with Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune.
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This book consists of three detailed course outlines of Prof Azzopardi: on Epistemology; on Phenomenon of Religion and on Religious Language. Retaining its classic sense and open to incessant search for truth, this book tries to dialogue between Indian and Christian philosophies. This scholarly work is a major contribution to Indian philosophy and Scholastic tradition. Professor Azzopardi's passion for philosophizing is evident on every page of this book!



Editors's Introduction

Part 1
Epistemology: On Knowledge in General

Introduction to Epistemology

1. Knowledge and the Judgement

2. Knowledge and the `Pramanas'

3. Reason and Intellect

4. Knowledge and Truth

5. Knowledge and Certitude

6. Knowledge and Society

Part 2
Epistemology: On Talking About God

1. Religious Knowledge

2. Religious Language

3. Religious Truth and Religious Certitude

Part 3
Phenomenology of Religions

General Introduction

Introductory Remark on Study of Religion

1. Some Common Phenomena, in the History of the World's Main Religions

2. The World Religions in their Historico-Existential Expression

3. Notes on Contemporary "Primieval" Religions

Part 4
Religious Language

Introductory the Subject

1. Analytical Linguistic Philosophy

2. Towards a Philosophy of Religious Language

3. Concluding Remark : The Necessity of a Hermeneutics of Scriptures


The Author: Fr Salvino Azzopardi, S.J. (1931-2006)

Prof Salvino Azzopardi SJ (1931-2006) is a Maltese philosopher, who has made India his home. Conversant both in Sanskrit and Latin, he has made an erudite attempt to bring together perennial insights from both Indian and Scholastic traditions of philosophy. He studied both at Benares Hindu University and Gregorian University. He has been a professor of philosophy at Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth for more than 30 years.

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