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Revelatory positivism? Barth"s earliest theology and the Marburg School by Fisher, Simon

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Barth, Karl, -- 1886-1968.,
  • Philosophy, German -- 19th century.,
  • Philosophy. German -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementSimon Fisher.
SeriesOxford theological monographs
LC ClassificationsB3181
The Physical Object
Pagination(240)p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21172118M
ISBN 100198267258

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  Revelatory Positivism? by Simon Fisher, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5). The book is a very detailed attempt (the detail betrays the thesis origins) to trace the influence of Marburg philosophy of religion on the very early work of Barth, before his movement into the ‘dialectical’ phase of his theology in the middle of the second decade of the present century.   "Revelatory Positivism?" is no exception in opening up dimensions of the background and thought of Barth that have been little studied.' Journal of Theological Studies 'This book with its copious notes, appendices and index should be essential reading for students of theology, even if they are not solely interested in the Marburg : Bonhoeffer's indictiment ; Barth on Schleiermacher's 'positivism' ; Appealing to the given: losses and gains ; Alternatives to revelatory positivism --Appendices. Books in Barth's private library ; Continuities and discontinuities in Barth's dialectic ; Chapter analysis of a fragment of Religionsphilosophie.

what must be described as revelatory positivism, the author, rather than exploring the systematic implications of this and of Barth's REVIEWS own, as he . Eugene Thomas Long, Revelatory Positivism? Barth's Earliest Theology and the Marburg School - PhilPapers Many readers of this review will be aware that Karl Barth, like Rudolf Bultmann, was a . Books shelved as positivism: Logical Positivism by A.J. Ayer, Language, Truth, and Logic by A.J. Ayer, The Doll by Bolesław Prus, Faraon by Bolesław Prus. "Revelatory Positivism?" is no exception in opening up dimensions of the background and thought of Barth that have been little studied.'Journal of Theological Studies 'he is a perceptive guide and has done enough to whet our appetites for his answers'Daniel Jenkins, .

Revelatory positivism?: Barth's earliest theology and the Marburg school / Simon Fisher Oxford University Press Oxford [England] ; New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Fisher, Simon. , Revelatory positivism? "Review Of "Revelatory Positivism?: Barth's Earliest Theology And The Marburg-School" By S. Fisher". Journal Of Religion. Vol Issue 1. Revelatory Positivism? Barth's Earliest Theology and the Marburg School. Oxford: Oxford University Press, xv+ pp. $ Barth stood alone among modern theologians in his refusal to acknowledge the intellectual pedigree of his thought. Schleiermacher had his "holy, rejected. positivist approach to research leads to the use of experimental and quantitative meth-ods. We will also be introducing you to the idea of research paradigms. This is important frequently in this book. In common usage, a paradigm is an exemplar or a model. However .