Essays Tagged: "Via Negativa"

Does the Via Negative solve the problem of religious language?

'Does the Via Negativa solve the problem of religious language?' Assess this view.When using human language in ... ce to attempt to define a Transcendent and ineffable being. Many scholars have assessed whether the Via Negativa has solved this issue, and whether or not it should be an attempt used by Christians, a ... pared with the arguments of Pseudo-Dionysius and Maimonides.Supporting this view is the idea of the Via Negativa allowing God to remain Transcendent. As we are only saying what God is not we do not li ...

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Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy