Use Theory of Meaning and its Influence on Religious Epistemology

Reza Akbari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , October 2012, Pages 1-15

  Use theory of meaning is an important theory in the realm of philosophy of language. According to this theory meaning of an expression is nothing but its use in the language. Meaning is a social fact that appears in a language game. So there is no room for private language. In any forms of life there ...  Read More

A Critical Study on "Form of Life" Theory and "Depth of Penetration" in Wittgenstein’s Thought about Religion

Ghasem Pourhassan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , October 2012, Pages 17-50

  The meaningfulness of religion’s language is taking part in a form of life. Without it, words, language and religious beliefs have no meaning at all. Perceiving a religious belief and judge about it only in light of a form of life becomes possible. Form of life as Kai Nielsen in his famous article ...  Read More

Reason and Faith in Mulla-Sadra and Kierkegaard’s Philosophy

Mehdi Khademi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , October 2012, Pages 51-77

  Explain the relationship between reason and faith is one of the main concerns Kierkegaard and Mulla Sadra. The most important feature of faith from the perspective Kierkegaard, is its anti-intellectual or paradoxical nature. In this thinking, person can never be achieved to faith by rational thinking ...  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

Pojman’s View on the Epistemological Foundations of Kierkegaard’s Though

Hossein Mahmudi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , October 2012, Pages 99-118

  A passionate faith is the like for every religious view. In Kierkegaard's view, this passionment depends on paradox and obtained only belief and practice to "absurd". Hence any objective approach decays any passionment and merely can have passionate faith with subjective approach. The one hand, Kierkegaard's ...  Read More

The Man of Desires and God as the Otherwise than Being:God's Subjectivity and Subjectivity as "other-in-the-Self" Versus Human Subjectivity

Hossein Mesbahian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , October 2012, Pages 119-134

  This paper aims to examine the questionof whether God's subjectivity, as the subject of modern criticism can transform to its essence by proposing the question of "moral contingency of God?" and adhere human desires to him by challenging the "Man of Desires" –Michelle Foucault's definition of modern ...  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