13. Wittgenstein on Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

  1. Sarah Coakley
  1. Stephen Mulhall

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch13

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

How to Cite

Mulhall, S. (2012) Wittgenstein on Faith, Rationality, and the Passions, in Faith, Rationality, and the Passions (ed S. Coakley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch13

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:

  • Wittgenstein on faith, rationality, and the passions;
  • Wittgenstein's actual impact on the philosophy of religion;
  • Kai Nielsen, on the unacceptable core of Wittgensteinian Fideism;
  • Nielsen's characterization of Wittgensteinian's religion as fideistic;
  • Nietzsche's criticism, to subvert terms of religious self-understanding;
  • faith, pictures, and philosophy;
  • Wittgenstein's view of religious belief, and expressivism;
  • faith, wisdom, and passion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fideism and the Veil of Grammar

  • Faith, Pictures, and Philosophy

  • Faith, Wisdom, and Passion