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"Religious language and matters of fact"

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dc.contributor.author Donovan, Peter John
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-13T21:03:04Z
dc.date.accessioned 2022-10-27T00:27:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-13T21:03:04Z
dc.date.available 2022-10-27T00:27:24Z
dc.date.copyright 1966
dc.date.issued 1966
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.wgtn.ac.nz/handle/123456789/25306
dc.description.abstract This thesis is about religious language and its relation to matters of fact. In it we examine some recent discussions in the philosophy of religion which deal largely with the language or "discourse" of religious belief, doctrine and practice. This is in accord with the mood of much modern philosophical analysis, the history of which need not he recalled here. It is by examining religious discourse that the philosopher expects to find not merely the linguistic form of religion, but what religion is "about"; what facts are asserted, what claims for truth are made, and what tests there are for distinguishing sense from nonsense. en_NZ
dc.format pdf en_NZ
dc.language en_NZ
dc.language.iso en_NZ
dc.publisher Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
dc.title "Religious language and matters of fact" en_NZ
dc.type Text en_NZ
vuwschema.type.vuw Awarded Research Masters Thesis en_NZ
thesis.degree.discipline Philosophy en_NZ
thesis.degree.grantor Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington en_NZ
thesis.degree.level Masters en_NZ

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