Download e-book for kindle: Thinking Through Feeling: God, Emotion and Passibility by Anastasia Philippa Scrutton

By Anastasia Philippa Scrutton

Contemporary debates on God’s emotionality are divided among extremes. Impassibilists deny God’s emotionality at the foundation of God’s omniscience, omnipotence and incorporeality. Passibilists appear to holiday with culture by means of declaring divine emotionality, frequently concentrating on the concept God suffers with us.
Contemporary philosophy of emotion displays this divide. a few philosophers argue that feelings are voluntary and clever psychological occasions, making them in all probability suitable with omniscience and omnipotence. Others declare that feelings are involuntary and essentially physiological, rendering them inconsistent with conventional divine attributes.
Thinking via Feeling: God, Emotion and Passibility creates a three-way dialog among the controversy in theology, modern philosophy of emotion, and pre-modern (particularly Augustinian and Thomist) conceptions of human affective event. It additionally presents an exploration of the intelligence and price of the sentiments of compassion, anger and jealousy.


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