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Ferré, Frederick

Overview
Works: 45 works in 239 publications in 4 languages and 8,994 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: B2223.E5, 200.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frederick Ferré
Language, logic, and God by Frederick Ferré( Book )

64 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic modern philosophy of religion by Frederick Ferré( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aim of this book is to provide a fresh point of view on issues of central importance to a critical and comprehensive understanding and assessment of religion
The essential Comte; selected from Cours de philosophie positive by Auguste Comte( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auguste Comte proclaimed himself the founder of sociology and, on the whole, this claim is accepted. His most important work is the six-volume Cours de Philosophie Positive of which this present book is a selective abridgement. Comte, as this selection shows, was a methodological visionary. He was an eminently successful terminological innovator and to him we owe not only 'sociology' and 'positivism' but also 'biology' and 'altruism'. Professor Andreski, in his lucid introduction, assesses Comte's place under six headings, as
Ethics and environmental policy : theory meets practice( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the logic of faith; a dialogue on the relation of modern philosophy to Christian faith by Kent Bendall( Book )

7 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living and value : toward a constructive postmodern ethics by Frederick Ferré( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an ecologically inspired worldview, defends ethics against skepticism and irrealism. Places ethics into the wider context of religion, God, and evil, and offers postmodern suggestions for environmental, technological, and political reforms
Philosophy of technology by Frederick Ferré( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explains the fundamental concerns and methods of philosophy and then guides readers through a philosophical inquiry into some of the major issues surrounding technology's impact on our lives. Providing a philosophical framework that will remain timely in the face of rapid technological change, this book will help students in both the sciences and liberal arts to examine critically and comprehensively their own and society's fundamental beliefs and attitudes about technology." -- Back cover
Shaping the future : resources for the post-modern world by Frederick Ferré( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God and global justice : religion and poverty in an unequal world( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being and value : toward a constructive postmodern metaphysics by Frederick Ferré( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being and Value begins with a discussion on metaphysics, showing the vital relationship between human life and the philosophical placement of value, and emphasizing the current transition from the old mechanical worldview to the postmodern alternative inspired by ecology. Being and Value shows how intimately premodern philosophy bound value into the fabric of things, and analyzes the expulsion of value from factual being during the modern period. Special attention is given to beauty: What is the relationship between the subjective and objective conditions of beauty? Is the beauty of nature merely the product of human appreciation? The answer is that beauty - and value - is a more potent ingredient in the structure of things than modern reductionism allows
Hellfire and lightning rods : liberating science, technology, and religion by Frederick Ferré( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion, philosophy, science, or technology - Do they represent methods by which humanity can overcome its problems? Or are they our chief problem? Seeking answers, New-Agers move in one direction, mainline religionists in another. Technologists and scientists move in yet another, many despairing of making vital connections between their disciplines and the wisdom to be found in deeper traditions of religion and philosophy. And fundamentalisms of many sorts beckon those wearied by modernity and its cognitive dissonance. Renowned philosopher Frederick Ferre invites us to contemplate a new world to be constructed out of the debris of modernity. Hellfire and Lightning Rods displays a vision in which the dichotomies between religion, philosophy, science, and technology can be seen as too-narrow construals of a single, but polyvalent, organic world. The world, Ferre argues, must be envisioned organically or be destroyed by stunted and sterile approaches
Knowing and value : toward a constructive postmodern epistemology by Frederick Ferré( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern thought, finally free from premodern excesses of belief, immediately fell prey to excesses of doubt. This book points toward a postmodern approach to knowing that moves beyond the tired choice between dogma and skepticism. Its key deconstructive aim is to help contemporary philosophers see that their paralyzing modern "epistemological gap" is a myth. Its positive outcome, however, reverses the identification of "postmodern" with deconstruction rather than construction, with the "end of philosophy" rather than renewal in philosophy
The Challenge of religion : contemporary readings in philosophy of religion( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To use a book like this, either for the professor who may have adopted it for a course or for the person who may simply be reading it out of interest, is to call for creative imagination. There are many different way in which these readings might be approached. Our own editorial discussions about groupings and orderings were themselves quite lively
Technology and religion( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concepts of nature and God : resources for college and university teaching : philosophy curriculum workshop papers developed at the 1987 NEH Summer Institute on Concepts of Nature and God by NEH Summer Institute on Concepts of Nature and God( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technology and the environment( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technology and politics( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethics and technology( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technology and everyday life( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technology and feminism( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ethics and environmental policy : theory meets practice
Alternative Names
Ferre, Frederick

Ferre, Frederick P.

Frederick Ferré American theologian

페레, 프레더릭 1933-

Languages
English (194)

French (12)

Italian (3)

Spanish (1)

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Ethics and environmental policy : theory meets practiceLiving and value : toward a constructive postmodern ethicsPhilosophy of technologyGod and global justice : religion and poverty in an unequal worldBeing and value : toward a constructive postmodern metaphysicsKnowing and value : toward a constructive postmodern epistemology