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Published: 21 February 2018

280 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198815990

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In Our Own Image

Anthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy

Wesley J. Wildman

  • Provides a comprehensive systematic classification, comparison, and evaluation of the major classes of theories of ultimate reality
  • Offers a new, compelling analysis of anthropomorphism and apophaticism, including tracing multiple dimensions of anthropomorphism in various models of ultimate reality
  • Applies the central results from the science of cognition and culture in the reverent comparative competition while remaining firmly a work of philosophical theology
  • Uses an anti-anthropomorphically-tuned "disintegrating metric" to determine which models are closer to, and which more distant from, the necessarily cognitively inassimilable ultimate reality