The Justification Of The Good: An Essay On Moral Philosophy

By: Solovyov, Vladimir

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After passing through deism, pantheism, and sundry atheistic visions of life, Vladimir Solovyov emerged as a Christian thinker of irrepressible conviction and uncommon genius. The Justification of the Good, one of Solovyov's last and most mature works, presents a profound argument for human morality based on the world's longing for and participation in God's goodness. In the first part of the book Solovyov explores humanity's inner virtues and their full reality in Christ, weaving his moral philosophy with threads drawn from Orthodox theology. In the second part Solovyov discusses the practical implications of Christian goodness for such areas as nationalism, war, economics, legal justice, and family. This edition of The Justification of the Good reproduces the English edition of 1918 and is the only new publication of this work since that date. The book includes explanatory footnotes by esteemed scholar Boris Jakim and a bibliography, compiled by Jakim, of Solovyov's major philosophical and religious works.

Title: The Justification Of The Good: An Essay On Moral Philosophy

Author Name: Solovyov, Vladimir

Categories: Philosophy,

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A., Eerdmans Pub Co: 2005

ISBN Number: 0802828639

ISBN Number 13: 9780802828637

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Nr. Fine

Seller ID: 014928

Description: Sl. edgewear lower edge front panel, no other apparent defects.

Keywords: Philosophy,