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Lorenz B. Puntel and Alan White. Being and God argues that defensible philosophical theorization concerning the topic “God” is both possible and necessary. Lorenz B. Puntel, born in , studied philosophy, psychology, classical philology, and Catholic theology in Munich, Vienna, Paris, Rome, and Innsbruck. Authors. Lorenz B. Puntel. Abstract. The necessary task for philosophy is the development of a metaphysical ontology, i.e., a philosophical theory of everything .

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These contentions are problematic in several respects.

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But then he writes. Thus, it is not meant that all the details relevant to a philosophical subject matter puntfl domain and all of the interconnections among those details are explicitly presented.

The Deadlock of Absolute Divine Simplicity. Dummett appears not to have been aware of this problem that emerges from his thesis.

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The systematic philosophy presented in this book puntl arisen from two insights, formulable as two theses, resulting from a long and intensive occupation with the fundamental philosophical conceptions from history and of the present. With these tools, we can refute the thesis that everything is contingent and nothing is necessary or absolute. Amazon Second Chance Pass lorena on, trade it in, give it a second life. First, the goal of philosophy is the analysis of the structure of thought, second, this thought is to be distinguished strictly from the thinking studied by psychology, and third, the only correct method for the analysis of thought is that of the analysis of language.

Second, Dummett considers the fundamental domain of ontology, if at all, only quite inadequately. It cannot, for example, or can no longer be said that the method of the analysis of language is currently widely accepted. Philosophy cannot simply ignore or abstract from the tradition — its tradition — because that would be tantamount to a kind of self-denial and thus to self-destruction.


Jeffrey Wilson – – Sartre Studies International 6 2: In an age in which the narrow specialist has taken center stage, Puntel has returned to an older tradition: The Dimension of Philosophical Presentation 2.

The Metaphysical Realism Debate: With respect to other analytic philosophers, above all Rudolf Carnap, W. Determination of the Standpoint of the Structural-Systematic Philosophy.

Metaphysical Questions in Sartre’s Phenomenological Ontology.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the lorrnz. In this sense, analytic philosophy on the whole is, as far as methodology is concerned, fragmentary.

Punte, philosophy can simply restrict its concern to the history of philosophy or indeed identify itself with this concern. What is meant is instead that what this book calls the unrestricted universe of discourse is understood and articulated at least in its global structuration. A few examples well illustrate this phenomenon. At the end of his essay, he maintains that many philosophers have suffered from the illusion that they have succeeded in overcoming the scandal caused by olrenz lack of a systematic philosophical methodology, explicitly naming such philosophers as Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, and Husserl.

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Puntel, translated by and in collaboration with Alan White. Wahrheitstheorien in der neueren Philosophie: As a rule, however, these theories treat quite specific topics; articulated, comprehensive theories are not developed, so the relations between the individual theories remain unthematized.

He also maintains that the era of systematic philosophy in both of his senses begins with Frege. History of Western Philosophy. Lornez second thesis is that contemporary philosophy — and quite particularly so-called analytic philosophy — today does scarcely any justice to this universal character of philosophy, in that it exhibits, virtually exclusively, a fragmentary character that is conditioned by various distinct factors.


The spectrum of possibilities between these two extremes is quite extensive.

Radical Orthodoxy and Theosis. Structure and Being contributes to the reconciliation of analytic and continental philosophy by insisting upon clarity and precision, as the former does, while aiming for comprehensiveness, as the latter often does. The Metaphysics of Christian Ethics: This prize is awarded every four years, recognizing what the MSA’s selection committee deems the phntel important contribution to metaphysics appearing in English in the preceding five years.

A book conceived and executed in the grand tradition of philosophical systematization, it integrates treatments of a wide array of fundamental philosophical problems within a grand overarching design.

The Ultimate Why Question: It argues that there can be truths only relative to sufficiently determinable theoretical frameworks, and that all such frameworks are genuinely revelatory ontologically. The fragmentary character of contemporary analytic philosophy mentioned at the beginning of this Introduction is, however, a different sort of puntrl, and one that is far more radical and therefore significantly more important.

But it can also go to the opposite punteo it does so if it turns completely and explicitly against the entire history of philosophy. The book presents theoretical frameworks as indispensable for any and all theorizing. Much could be said about this neglect, but a general remark suffices here: