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C.S. Lewis as philosopher

C.S. Lewis as philosopher

truth, goodness and beauty

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Published by IVP Academic in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lewis, C. S. -- 1898-1963,
  • Theology,
  • Christianity -- Philosophy,
  • Truth -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Good and evil -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Aesthetics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David Baggett, Gary R. Habermas and Jerry L. Walls ; foreword by Tom Morris.
    ContributionsBaggett, David., Habermas, Gary R., Walls, Jerry L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4827.L44 C23 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination268 p. ;
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16939977M
    ISBN 100830828087
    ISBN 109780830828081
    LC Control Number2007049464

    Abolition accessed July allegory Anscombe apologetics Argument from Reason Barfield believe Beversluis biblical broadcast C. S. Lewis called chapter Christ Church claim Collected Letters context critical desire Divorce Edited by Walter Eerdmans Essays on Theology evil experience explain fact faith fiction friends Geoffrey Bles God's Grand.   Drawing from Lewis’s published writing and private correspondence, including unpublished materials, C.S. Lewis is the first book to develop a cohesive and holistic understanding of Lewis as a philosopher. In this groundbreaking project, Goetz explores how Lewis’s views on topics of lasting interest such as happiness, morality, the soul.

      C.S. Lewis was a certain Christian but an uncertain Platonist. A comparison to his contemporary A.E. Taylor, author of a magisterial commentary on Timaeus, illuminates the Author: John Mark N. Reynolds. C.S. Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland, in He died in , and what a life he lived. He was known as Jack and, as far as we can tell, that was because of one of his dog’s names from his childhood was Jacksie, and Lewis adopted that name for himself.

    C.S. Lewis as Philosopher Truth, Goodness and Beauty. David J. Bagget, Gary R. Habermas, and Jerry L. Walls, eds. (InterVarsity Press: Apr ), pages. Apr What did C. S. Lewis think about truth, goodness and beauty? Fifteen essays explore three major philosophical themes from the writings of Lewis: Truth, Goodness and Beauty.   Today begins the hallowed C.S. Lewis Week for me, as we mark the 56th anniversary of his passing (11/22/63, the same day as JFK’s assassination and the death of philosopher Aldous Huxley—see Peter Kreeft’s imaginative book on the three deaths) and then in seven days his st birthday (11/29/).


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Lewis as Philosopher: Truth, Goodness, and Beauty' is a valuable contribution to the critical literature of a neglected aspect of Lewis' work. Owen Barfield once said that everything Lewis thought was evident in anything he wrote; to get at the heart of his popular fiction, juvenile and adult, and his Christian apologetics, the Lewis 5/5(4).

It has been nearly ten years since David Baggett, Gary R. Habermas, and Jerry L. Walls introduced the first edition of C. Lewis as Philosopher: Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. That decade has seen only growing interest in the philosophical aspects of Lewis's work. What at the time seemed to us to be a rather novel approach to Lewis has become Cited by: 4.

Lewis () was born as Clive Staple Lewis, but was often called “Jack” by his family and close friends. Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland, and was a well-known novelist, poet, medievalist and Christian apologist.

He was close friends with fellow novelist J.R.R. Tolkien, as they both served in an Oxford literary group. C. Lewis as Philosopher book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. What did C. Lewis think about truth, goodness and beau /5. The book will be of particular interest to philosophers, philosophy students, and C.

Lewis readers." Savannah Jones, Sir Read a Lot (), July "This brilliant collection of essays will appeal especially to those who are avid readers of Lewis's books and essays.". Lewis, philosopher. In this summary-less edit of 3 NovemberUser:Pollinosisss changed Lewis's importance to the Philosophy WikiProject from "low" to "mid".

I'm not in that WikiProject and wouldn't presume to speak for it. InDr. Peterson published the book, C. Lewis and the Christian Worldview. It is essentially his course lectures in written book form--covering Lewis on all key worldview issues--reality, knowledge, creation, trinity, christology, as well as issues of evil, religious pluralism, and the.

In this book, C.S. Lewis tells of his search for joy, a spiritual journey that led him from the Christianity of his early youth into atheism and then back to Christianity. 4 out of. By profession, C. Lewis was a professor of medieval and renaissance literature. His first book in this area was The Allegory of Love, about medieval romantic allegory; his last book was The Discarded Image, an introduction to the medieval world.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of C. Lewis' death, celebrated Oxford don Dr. Alister McGrath presents us with a compelling and definitive portrait of the life of C. Lewis, the author of the well-known Narnia series. For more than half a century, C. Lewis’ Narnia series has captured the imaginations of.

About C. Lewis's List. InThe Christian Century published C. Lewis's answer to the question, “What books did most to shape your vocational attitude and your philosophy of life?” Lewis responded with ten titles, ranging from Virgil's Aeneid to James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson and from George Herbert's The Temple to Boethius's The Consolation of Philosophy.

Drawing from Lewis’s published writing and private correspondence, including unpublished materials, C.S. Lewis is the first book to develop a cohesive and holistic understanding of Lewis as a philosopher. In this groundbreaking project, Goetz explores how Lewis’s views on topics of lasting interest such as happiness, morality, the soul.

Philosophical Thoughts book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This volume of short essays and other pieces by C. Lewis i /5. The official website for C. Lewis. Browse a complete collection of his books, sign up for a monthly enewsletter, find additional resources, and more.

Philosopher John Beversluis in C. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion (, rev. ) described Lewis's arguments as "textually careless and theologically unreliable". John Hick, writing instates that New Testament scholars do not today support the view that Jesus claimed to Born: Clive Staples Lewis, 29 November (), Belfast, Ireland.

Book Summary: The title of this book is C. Lewis as Philosopher and it was written by David Baggett, Gary R. Habermas, Jerry L. particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages: Lewis versus Beversluis / David Baggett -- Pursuing moral goodness: C.S.

Lewis's understanding of faith / Kevin Kinghorn -- "Belief" in the writings of C.S. Lewis / David Rozema -- To reign in hell or to serve in heaven: C.S. Lewis on the problem of hell and enjoyment of the good / Matthew Lee -- C.S.

Lewis on the necessity of gratuitous evil. Drawing from Lewis’s published writing and private correspondence, including unpublished materials, C.S. Lewis is the first book to develop a cohesive and holistic understanding of Lewis as a philosopher.

C.S. Lewis Quotes. C.S. Lewis Quotes – Life “You will never know how much you believe something until it is a matter of life and death.” “If you think of this world as a place intended simply for our happiness, you find it quite intolerable: think of it as a place of training and.

And yet, Adam Barkman has attempted--and succeeded in--just that task in his new book, "C. Lewis and Philosophy as a Way of Life." The book is divided into two halves, the first dealing with Lewis' development as a philosopher, and the second with Lewis' positions on specific areas of philosophy, such as metaphysics, ethics, and so on/5(6).

C.S. Lewis (b. November 29th, in Belfast, Ireland--d. November 22nd, ) was an Irish academic, novelist, and poet. His novels generally have Christian themes, and his best known work includes the The Chronicles of Narnia series (including The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe) and the Space Trilogy novels, a science fiction series.Clive Staples Lewis (–) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day.

He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University untilwhen he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement.The brilliance of C.S.

Lewis is once again displayed in this most enthralling novel. Surprised by Joy is not like most other books by Lewis in that it is not a fantasy or a book for the theologen. It is really a book for a person struggling with the philosophical aspects of Christianity.

Surprised by Cited by: