Butler, Joseph (1692–1752)
Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization
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Bruce, J. E. 2011. Butler, Joseph (1692–1752). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .
- Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
Joseph Butler, a theologian, philosopher, and Anglican bishop, is best known for his work in natural theology and in ethics.
- Butler, Joseph (1692–1752);
- theologian, philosopher, Anglican bishop, on natural theology;
- the analogy of religion, work of natural theology;
- sermons, fifteen sermons preached at the rolls chapel;
- Butler, of benevolence central to human nature, as self-interest