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Phillips, D. Z. (Dewi Zephaniah)

Works: 140 works in 847 publications in 3 languages and 27,097 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Festschriften  Academic theses  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, htt, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: BL51, 200.1
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Religion and the hermeneutics of contemplation by D. Z Phillips( )

18 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading philosopher of religion D.Z. Phillips examines the conceptual assumptions of atheistic thought in the work of leading thinkers including Frazer, Feuerbach, Marx, Freud and Durkheim. Extending Phillips' earlier work, Religion Without Explanation, this book makes an important new contribution to the philosophy of religion and related disciplines
Discussions of Simone Weil by Rush Rhees( )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 2,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interventions in ethics by D. Z Phillips( )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays explores the area of ethics in relation to issues such as the nature of moral endeavour and the request for a justification of moral endeavour. Professor Phillips considers the work of Thomas Nagel and Peter Winch in this book
Wittgenstein and the possibility of discourse by Rush Rhees( )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four years after the publication of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, Rush Rhees, one of Wittgenstein's literary executors and closest friends, began writing reflections on the masterpiece he had helped to edit. In these previously unpublished writings, Rhees offers an original critique of Wittgenstein's analogy between language and games. The volume constitutes a major contribution not only to Wittgenstein scholarship, but also to philosophical debates about the possibility of discourse, and to why conversation is central to that possibility." "For the second edition, D.Z. Phillips has inserted as a preface Rhees' article, 'The Fundamental Problems of Philosophy', first published in 1994. This paper gives a clear picture of Rhees' view of the distinctive nature of philosophical questions and of the character shown in a deep pursuit of them. Secondly, Phillips has included as an additional appendix, some of Rhees' reflections on Wittgenstein, his teacher. The book's index has also been extensively enhanced."--Jacket
Faith after foundationalism by D. Z Phillips( )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2019 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foundationalism is the view that philosophical propositions are of two kinds, those which need supporting evidence, and those which in themselves provide the evidence which renders them irrefutable. This book,℗¡originally published 1988,℗¡describes the battle between foundationalism, which places belief in God in the first category, and various other approaches to the problem of faith - 'Reformed Epistemology',℗¡hermeneutics; and sociological analysis. In the concluding section of the book, an examination of concept formation in religious belief is used to reinterpret the gap between the expressive power of language and the reality of God
Through a darkening glass : philosophy, literature, and cultural change by D. Z Phillips( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy's cool place by D. Z Phillips( )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ludwig Wittgenstein established a "cool" stance for philosophy: contemplating the world without meddling in it. D.Z. Phillips explores this position, focusing on its implications for philosophical authorship and the philosophical investigation of the nature of reality." "Influenced by the views of Wittgenstein and his pupil Rush Rhees, Phillips - who is one of Rhees's own students - first contrasts Wittgenstein's methods with Kierkegaard's religiously oriented dialectic. He describes the difficulty in sustaining a contemplative view of philosophy and discusses efforts to go beyond it in the work of Richard Rorty, Stanley Cavell, Annette Baier, and Martha Nussbaum, who, in different ways, propose to make philosophy a guide to living."--Jacket
Faith and philosophical enquiry by D. Z Phillips( Book )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concern of this book is the nature of religious belief and the ways in which philosophical enquiry is related to it. Six chapters present the positive arguments the author wishes to put forward to discusses religion and rationality, scepticism about religion, language-games, belief and the loss of belief. The remaining chapters include criticisms of some contemporary philosophers of religion in the light of the earlier discussions, and the implications for more specific topics, such as religious education, are investigated. The book ends with a general attempt to say something about the character of philosophical enquiry, and to show how important it is to realise this character in the philosophy of religion
Death and immortality by D. Z Phillips( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concept of prayer by D. Z Phillips( Book )

38 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many contemporary philosophers assume that, before one can discuss prayer, the question of whether there is a God or not must be settled. In this title, first published in 1965, D.Z. Phillips argues that to understand prayer is to understand what is meant by the reality of God. Beginning by placing the problem of prayer within a philosophical context, Phillips goes on to discuss such topics as prayer and the concept of talking, prayer and dependence, superstition and the concept of community
Moral practices by D. Z Phillips( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."--Provided by publisher
Wittgenstein's On certainty : there-- like our life by Rush Rhees( Book )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In explicating this text, and demonstrating its continuity with Wittgenstein's earlier work, Rhees has done a great service that will be of profound interest to students and scholars of Wittgenstein for generations to come. Rhees's comments are introduced by D.Z. Phillips, who writes a substantial and illuminating afterword that discusses current scholarship surrounding On Certainty, and its relationship to Rhees's work on this subject."--Jacket
Religion and understanding by D. Z Phillips( Book )

7 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wittgenstein and religion by D. Z Phillips( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays explores Wittgenstein's significance for the philosophy of religion. Through a discussion of language-games, forms of life, and Wittgenstein's strictures against subliming the logic of our language, we are brought to see the importance of emphasising that to reflect on the reality of God is to reflect on a kind of reality. God's reality is a spiritual reality, something ignored in contemporary debates between realism and non-realism which pay little attention to concept-formation in religion." "These conceptual insights are brought to bear on the clash between belief and atheism; the task of understanding religious experience; issues concerning language and ritual; whether evil calls for theodicies which claim to understand and justify the ways of God; and difficulties in talking of miracles in the twentieth century." "The author argues against ambitions to construct a Christian philosophy. In contrast, the flexibility in Wittgenstein's methods helps us to appreciate philosophy's distinctive tasks in relation to religion."--Jacket
From fantasy to faith by D. Z Phillips( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wittgenstein : attention to particulars : essays in honour of Rush Rhees (1905-89) by D. Z Phillips( Book )

21 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to Wittgenstein, philosophical puzzles are due to deep prejudices about language. In this collection of essays, in honour of Rush Rhees, philosophers investigate the hold such prejudices have on us in a number of closely related areas of philosophical enquiry
Sense and delusion by İlham Dilman( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion without explanation by D. Z Phillips( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.S. Thomas : poet of the hidden God : meaning and mediation in the poetry of R.S. Thomas by D. Z Phillips( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belief, change and forms of life by D. Z Phillips( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Religion and the hermeneutics of contemplation
Discussions of Simone WeilInterventions in ethicsWittgenstein and the possibility of discourseFaith after foundationalismPhilosophy's cool placeMoral practicesWittgenstein's On certainty : there-- like our lifeWittgenstein and religion
Alternative Names
D. Z. Phillips

Dewi Z.

Dewi Zephaniah Phillips Brits filosoof (1934-2006)

Dewi Zephaniah Phillips filosofo

Phillips, D. Z.

Phillips D. Z. 1934-2006

Phillips, Dewi

Phillips, Dewi Z.

Phillips, Dewi Zephaniah

Phillips, Dewi Zephaniah 1934-2006

Phillips, Dewi Zephaniak

Phillips, Dewi Zephaniak 1934-2006

دوی زفانیا فیلیپس فیلسوف



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