Kant on Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason

2015.09.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lawrence R. Pasternack, Kant on Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason, Routledge, 2014, 272pp., $35.95 (pbk), ISBN
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2015.09.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lawrence R. Pasternack, Kant on Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason, Routledge, 2014, 272pp., $35.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780415507868. Reviewed by Chris L. Firestone, Trinity International University Lawrence R. Pasternack's book joins a growing list of recent commentaries, guidebooks, and interpretations that tackle the daunting task of presenting a coherent account of Kant's enduring classic Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason (henceforth Religion). It takes a familiar two-part approach. The first part offers strategic interpretive prolegomena that readers need to keep in mind as they approach the interpretation on offer, while the second part turns to an original elucidation of each of Religion's four Books.[1] Pasternack understands Kant to be a theologically affirmative philosopher who, in Religion, is consciously attempting to articulate a type of rational religious faith that aligns with. . .

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