The relation between language and the transcendental in the religious diversity problem; a critical study

Mehdi Akhavan

Volume 5, Issue 1 , August 2016, , Pages 1-25

  The relation between language and fact in philosophy, generally, and in philosophy of language, particularly, raises issues in semantics and reference theory. Every philosophical approach to the phenomenon of diversity and the plurality of religions should consider these linguistic issues. The reference ...  Read More

William James’ arguments in the essay ‘will to believe’; Review and evaluation

Mehdi Akhavan; Seyyed Amin Moosavizadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 1-14

  William Clifford in the essay ‘The Ethics of Belief’, claimed that to believe on the basis of insufficient evidences is wrong, anywhere, anytime and for everyone. In the article ‘will to believe’, William James, replying this claim, argued that religious belief is a genuine decision ...  Read More