By Benjamin Wiker

Significant or meaningless? functional or unnecessary? after we examine nature, no matter if at our residing earth or into private area, what will we locate? In stark distinction to modern claims that the area is incomprehensible, Benjamin Wiker and Jonathan Witt show a cosmos charged with either that means and goal. Their trip starts with Shakespeare and levels via Euclid's geometry, the fine-tuning of the legislation of physics, the periodic desk of the weather, the artistry of normal elements like carbon and water, the intricacy of organic organisms, and the irreducible drama of clinical exploration itself. alongside the best way, Wiker and Witt model a powerful argument from facts in nature, person who rests neither on spiritual presuppositions nor on a simplistic view of nature because the better of all attainable worlds. of their exploration of the cosmos, Wiker and Witt locate all of the demanding situations and surprises, the entire secret and magnificence one expects from a piece of genius.

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C ALIXT, GEORG: Epitomes theologiae moralis pars prima, Helmstedt 1634. C ALIXT, GEORG: Werke in Auswahl, 3. Band: Ethische Schriften, hg. von I NGE M AGER , Göttingen 1970. C ALVIN , JOHANNES : Institutio christianae religionis 1559. CR 30. C ALVIN , JOHANNES : Opera selecta, edd. Peter Barth/Wilhelm Niesel, Band 3 und 4: 3. 1968; Band 5: 2. Auflage München 1962. Catechesis Racoviensis, seu liber Socinianorum primarius (1609), ed. G EORG LUDWIG OEDER , Frankfurt/Leipzig 1739. C HALYBÄUS , H EINRICH MORITZ : System der speculativen Ethik, oder Philosophie der Familie, des Staates und der religiösen Sitte, 2 Bände, Leipzig 1850.

Sofern die wissenschaftlichen Mittel aus verschiedenen philosophischen Disciplinen, aus der Metaphysik und der Ethik abstammen. Zur Beurtheilung zweierlei. 1. Die ethischen Sätze sind nicht Glaubenslehren, denn sofern sie auf das christliche 2 ist] korr. aus waren 2–4 über … Wiedergebornen] am Rand 4 nach] korr. aus doch 8 f. ] über der Zeile 28 auf] über der Zeile 12 Schleiermacher, Kurze Darstellung des theologischen Studiums, 2. Auflage, Berlin 1830, 94–98; KGA I/6, 404–407 8 Einleitung Subject unter dem Gesichtspunkt des Antriebes zurückgehn, unterscheiden sie sich von den Sätzen, welche den frommen Zustand des Subjects als durch Gott gesetzt bezeichnen.

SS v WA WS Abkürzungen Ritschl, Albrecht, Die christliche Lehre von der Rechtfertigung und Versöhnung Solida Declaratio Seite, Siehe, siehe scilicet, nämlich Sommersemester verso Luther, Martin, Werke Wintersemester Faksimile 1 (auf die Hälfte verkleinert): Die stark vergilbte Seite 1 (s. unten S. 1,1) gehört zugleich zu Ms. A und Ms. B. Bei der Überschrift ist erkennbar, daß der ursprüngliche Begriff Moral mittels kräftiger Tinte mit Ethik überschrieben ist. Faksimile 2 (Ausschnitt, Originalgröße): Oberer linker Teil von S.

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