Worldview The History of a Concept

ISBN-10: 0802847617

ISBN-13: 9780802847614

Edition: 2002

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The concept of 'worldview' is first encountered with Kant & later became a key philosophical & theological ideal. Naugle traces the history & development of the concept from the 18th century, in both the secular & religious traditions of Western thought.
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List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication date: 7/16/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Prologue: Uncle Andrew in C. S. Lewis's The Magician's Nephew
The Wonder of Worldview I: Protestant Evangelicalism
Original Worldview Thinkers in Protestant Evangelicalism
James Orr
Gordon H. Clark and Carl F. H. Henry
Abraham Kuyper
Herman Dooyeweerd
Francis A. Schaeffer
Conclusion and Questions
The Wonder of Worldview II: Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy
Roman Catholicism
Catholicism as Worldview
A "Worldviewish" Pope
Eastern Orthodoxy
Orthodoxy and Worldview
A Sacramental Worldview
A Philological History of "Worldview"
Word Studies on Weltanschauung
The First Use of Weltanschauung in Immanuel Kant
The Use of Weltanschauung in German and Other European Languages
Weltanschauung and "Worldview" in the English-Speaking World
A Philosophical History of "Worldview": The Nineteenth Century
"Worldview" in G. W. F. Hegel
"Worldview" and "Lifeview" in Soren Kierkegaard
"Worldview" in Wilhelm Dilthey
"Worldview" and Perspectivism in Friedrich Nietzsche
Concluding Implications
A Philosophical History of "Worldview": The Twentieth Century I
"Worldview" in Edmund Husserl
"Worldview" in Karl Jaspers
"Worldview" in Martin Heidegger
Concluding Implications
A Philosophical History of "Worldview": The Twentieth Century II
"Worldview" and "World Picture" in Ludwig Wittgenstein
Donald Davidson on "Conceptual Schemes"
"Worldview" and Postmodernity
Concluding Implications
A Disciplinary History of "Worldview" I: The Natural Sciences
Michael Polanyi's Tacit Dimension and Personal Knowledge in the Natural Sciences
Thomas Kuhn's Paradigm Revolution in the Philosophy of Science
Concluding Implications
A Disciplinary History of "Worldview" II: The Social Sciences
"Worldview" in Psychology
Sigmund Freud: "The Question of a Weltanschauung"
C. G. Jung: "Psychotherapy and a Philosophy of Life"
"Worldview" in Sociology
Karl Mannheim: "On the Interpretation of Weltanschauung"
Peter Berger and Thomas Luckmann: The Sociology of Knowledge and Sacred Canopy
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: Worldview and Ideology
"Worldview" in Cultural Anthropology
Michael Kearney: Worldview
Robert Redfield: The Primitive and Modern Worldviews
Concluding Implications
Theological Reflections on "Worldview"
Worldviews and "Worldview"
Christian Worldview and "Worldview"
Issues of Objectivity
Issues of Subjectivity
Issues of Sin and Spiritual Warfare
Issues of Grace and Redemption
Summary and Conclusion
Philosophical Reflections on "Worldview"
Worldview and Semiotics
Worldview and Narrative
Worldview and Reason
Worldview and Hermeneutics
Worldview and Epistemology
Summary and Conclusion
Concluding Reflections
Dangers of Worldview
Benefits of Worldview
Final Conclusion
Epilogue: Eustace in C. S. Lewis's The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader"
Synopses of Additional Evangelical Worldview Contributions
James H. Olthuis
Brian J. Walsh and J. Richard Middleton
Albert M. Wolters
Arthur F. Holmes
James W. Sire
Charles Colson and Nancy Pearcey
A Bibliography of Books on the Christian Worldview Not Addressed in This Volume
Works Cited
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