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Description - Four Philosophical Anglicans by Alan P.F. Sell

Professor Sell explores the lives and ideas of four unjustly neglected Anglican philosophers: W.G. De Burgh (1866-1943); W.R. Matthews (1881-1973); O.C. Quick (1885-1944); H.A. Hodges (1905-1976). This study fills an important gap in the history of twentieth-century philosophical and theological thought. Sell argues that these writers covered a wide range of philosophical topics in an illuminating way, and that a comparison of their respective standpoints and methods is instructive from the point of view of the viability or otherwise of Christian philosophizing. He discusses the challenges these four philosophical Anglicans issued to certain important trends in the philosophy and theology of their day, and argues that some of them are of continuing relevance.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781409400592
ISBN-10: 140940059X
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 340
Imprint: Ashgate Publishing Limited
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alan P.F. Sell

Alan Sell has published 25 books, mostly on philosophico-theological relations, two of them with Ashgate: Mill on God, and Testimony and Tradition. He was General Editor and Co-ordinating Editor of Vol. 2 of the series, Protestant Nonconformist Texts. He has held academic posts in England, Canada and Wales, ecclesiastical posts in England and Geneva, and continues to work full-time as researcher/author/editor, and as a Visiting Professor at home and abroad.

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