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Restoration of Reason: The Eclipse and Recovery of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty

Restoration of Reason The Eclipse and Recovery of Truth Goodness and Beauty Renaissance and Enlightenment philosophers arbitrarily restricted reason with disastrous consequences for human understanding This book explains why the restoration of reason to its full breadth and

  • Title: Restoration of Reason: The Eclipse and Recovery of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty
  • Author: Montague Brown
  • ISBN: 9780801031540
  • Page: 253
  • Format: Paperback
  • Renaissance and Enlightenment philosophers arbitrarily restricted reason, with disastrous consequences for human understanding This book explains why the restoration of reason to its full breadth and power is in order Montague Brown discusses how and why modern thought focused its efforts too narrowly on one portion of the spectrum of realities with which human reason ouRenaissance and Enlightenment philosophers arbitrarily restricted reason, with disastrous consequences for human understanding This book explains why the restoration of reason to its full breadth and power is in order Montague Brown discusses how and why modern thought focused its efforts too narrowly on one portion of the spectrum of realities with which human reason ought to concern itself truth and so became incapable of handling moral goodness and aesthetic beauty topics adequately The new focus produced unprecedented achievements in science and technology, but in other areas it produced significant losses Brown explains how pre Enlightenment thought avoided such narrowing and how post Enlightenment philosophers have tried to redress it Finally, he presents his own classically grounded proposal Philosophy and theology students and thoughtful lay readers will appreciate this book.

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    1. This book was my introduction to Montague Brown whose analytical and philosophical skills are far superior to my own. That said, I was intrigued by the title given the current climate of the "new atheism" and its assertion that atheism is the obvious conclusion of the "reasoned" mind. I was also drawn to the book due to my recent interest in epistemology. On both these accounts Brown does not disappoint. He establishes early in the book that the present form of reason in use today is that which [...]

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