David Hume's Optimism on the Presence of Religion in Human Life

farideh lazemi; Zolfagar Hemmati

Volume 11, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 141-166

   IntroductionHume published Books 1 and 2 of his Treatise in 1739. By publishing these two books, he proposed views that were against many core teachings of Christianity. These themes were repeated more extensively at length in Hume’s First Enquiry, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, Natural ...  Read More

Critical Analysis of Sigmund Freud’s Psychological Principles regarding religion

Gholam Hossein Khedri

Volume 10, Issue 2 , March 2022, , Pages 1-19

  The psychological illustration and analysis (search in hidden layers of unconscious psyche) of historical roots and nature of belief in God from the view point of Freud (1856-1939), the Austrian psychotherapist, is still among the dominant views in the realm of psychotherapy of God and is one of the ...  Read More

A Study of the Relationship between Reason and Religion in Descartes' Thought

mostafa abedi; mohmmad asghari; isa mosazade

Volume 10, Issue 1 , December 2021, , Pages 77-96

  In modern thought, started from Cartesian philosophy, there is no room for any knowledge beyond reason so that everything cannot be perceived by reason regarded as unknowable. Descartes believes that faith cannot be a kind of human knowledge and as a result of this fact, he separates them as two different ...  Read More

The Coronavirus Crisis; a Ground for Revision in the Problem of Religion and Science from the Perspective of "Folk Religion"
Volume 9, Issue 1 , August 2020, , Pages 57-75

  The problem of science and religion is one of the major problems in the philosophy of religion. Historical facts bring about ground for evaluating the models which are raised to explain the relationship between science and religion. Among these events, we can consider the coronavirus crisis which today ...  Read More

An analysis and study of relation between religion and science from whitehead's process thought viewpoin

rostam Shamohammadi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , February 2018, , Pages 49-69

  Present paper is an attempt towards an Analysis and Study of relation between religion and science from whitehead's process thought viewpoint. To illuminate this exposition, first, it is briefly proposed four models of relation between religion and science: conflict, independence, dialogue and integration. ...  Read More

Mustafa Malekyan’s Religious Studies; A Critical study

ali rahimi shahrakht; Ali Haggi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 109-126

  One of the theories in the field of contemporary religious studies is the Mustafa Malekian’s project of ‘rationality and spirituality’. Focusing on the inevitable components of modernity, and comparing these components with the main characteristics of traditional religion, the theory ...  Read More

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

A critique of the negative nature of Traditionalism In Seyed Hossein Nasr’ thought

Muhammad nejadiran

Volume 5, Issue 1 , August 2016, , Pages 101-122

  Traditionalism is a new stream of thought that has been raised as a response to the increasing growth of modernity in the world. Studying the anthropological, epistemological and religiological of traditionalism shows that this stream of thought lacks any positive nature and one can understand it merely ...  Read More

Questioning the relationship between ethics and religion; In Heidegger's thought

Abbas Yazdani; Mahdi Paaaknahaad

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 39-56

  This study follows Heidegger's position regarding the relationship between religion and morality. Heidegger in various positions have talked, not in an entirely coherent and systematic way, about morality and religion, in a commonly known meanings, and in most cases he has criticized them. In this research, ...  Read More

Criticism of Principles and Assumptions of the Functionalist Approach to Religion

Qasem Akhavan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , January 2014, , Pages 21-34

  Functionalist approach draws much attention in social sciences based on which social phenomena, especially religion are studied. This approach which is rooted in positivism asserts that any social phenomenon should be studied taking into account its role and duty in a system. This paper attempts to criticize ...  Read More

Representation - Interpretation Theory in Farabi's Thought as a Language Tool for Linking Religion and Philosophy

Zoheir Ansarian; Reza Akbarian; Lotfollah Nabavi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , January 2014, , Pages 35-58

  Farabi's view about the relationship between religion and philosophy can be studied in two stages: the creation and understanding stages. The relationship between religion and philosophy in the creation stage has different dimensions, some of which consider philosophy and religion as identical and some ...  Read More

Science and Religion from the Viewpoint of Francisco J.Ayala

haleh abdullahi rad; Mohsen Jahed

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2013, , Pages 47-65

  After the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century, experimental science emerged as a powerful challenger against religions. It not only question edtheir ability to solve human beings’ problems but also sought to propose more clear explanations about the world. Therefore, the relationship ...  Read More

Religion and God in Critical Philosophy of Kant

Hossein Kalbasi Ashtari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , October 2012, , Pages 79-98

  The theoretical framework of Kant’s critical philosophy rooted in 18th century events (Enlightenment). The question of validity, scope and foundations of metaphysical knowledge is amongst Kant’s epistemological concerns. When we talk about “the possibility of metaphysics” we think ...  Read More

Historical Outlook to Religion in Hegel’s Philosophy

Ali Asghar Mosleh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , October 2012, , Pages 135-153

  Hegel’s philosophy of religion is the result of his philosophical outlook to i. In his philosophical system, art is the sensuous appearance, religion the representational form, and philosophy is the rational form of Geist. These three categories are in a dialectical relation to each other. Religion ...  Read More