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Metaphysics: The creation of hierarchy

Pabst, Adrian (2012) Metaphysics: The creation of hierarchy. Interventions . Wm.B. Eerdmams, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 557 pp. ISBN 978-0-8028-6451-2. (KAR id:37471)

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This book seeks to retrieve metaphysics and reveals its theological nature.

In short, the book combines the theological ‘turn’ of contemporary philosophy with the re-hellenization of theology that Pope Benedict XVI and other theologians have defended. Based on a genealogical account from Plato to ‘postmodernism,’ the essay argues that the Christian Neo-Platonic fusion of biblical revelation with Greco-Roman philosophy produced a theological metaphysic that surpasses ancient and modern ontology.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Adrian Pabst
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2013 20:37 UTC
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2019 04:05 UTC
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