1. Reason, Faith, and Meaning

  1. Sarah Coakley
  1. Charles Taylor

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch1

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

How to Cite

Taylor, C. (2012) Reason, Faith, and Meaning, in Faith, Rationality, and the Passions (ed S. Coakley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444361933

Online ISBN: 9781118321997

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Keywords:

  • reason, faith, and meaning;
  • reason and faith, a sharp distinction;
  • the Enlightenment, notions of “reason alone”;
  • pre- and post-Enlightenment, reason and revelation distinct;
  • post-Galilean mechanics, and continuing movement;
  • creative recasting of problems;
  • “moral-anthropological imagination”;
  • path through reason to truth, than near-blind groping;
  • Descartes on ratification as self-authenticating, and certainty of clarity;
  • neutral world, shaping by “values” that human agents project