World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Frederick Ferré

Article Id: WHEBN0018698322
Reproduction Date:

Title: Frederick Ferré  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Theological veto, Cosmological argument, Philosophy of religion, Problem of religious language, Teleological argument
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Frederick Ferré

Frederick Ferré (March 23, 1933 - March 22, 2013) was Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Metaphysical Society of America. Much of his work concerned how metaphysics is entwined with practical questions about how we live our life, including the ethical dimensions of life.

He most notable contribution to scholarship was a defense of Christian metaphysics in response to the charge of people like G.E. Moore and Bertrand Russel that Christian claims of linguistically meaningless and should be rejected as such. Ferre argued that Christian metaphysics was legitimate because it passed a fourfold test of a metaphysical worldview, being consistent, coherent, applicable, and adequate.

Education

  • Oberlin College, 1950-51.
  • Boston University, A.B. (major History) summa cum laude, 1954
  • Vanderbilt University, M.A. (Philosophy of History) 1955.
  • Vanderbilt University Divinity School (Theological Studies) 1955-56.
  • University of St. Andrews (Scotland), Ph.D. (Philosophy of Religion) 1959.

Works

Works about

Nature, Truth, And Value (2006)


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.