Aristotle on Religion by Mor Segev PDF

By Mor Segev

Aristotle is a critical critic of conventional faith, believing it to be fake, but he additionally holds that conventional faith and its associations are invaluable if any urban, together with the suitable urban he describes within the Politics, is to exist and flourish. This booklet presents, for the 1st time, a coherent account of the socio-political function which Aristotle attributes to conventional faith regardless of his rejection of its content material. Mor Segev argues that Aristotle thinks conventional faith is politically worthy since it prepares the floor for what he considers the top of human exercise: achieving the information of first philosophy, whose items are actual beings helpful of being known as gods. constructing this interpretation, Segev is going directly to study Aristotle's references to the myths of conventional Greek faith, and to evaluate his impact on medieval Jewish and Christian theology and philosophy of religion.

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