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Love and Justice

Consonance or Dissonance? Claremont Studies in the Philosophy of Religion, Conference 2016
Ed. by Ingolf U. Dalferth and Trevor W. Kimball

[Liebe und Gerechtigkeit. Übereinstimmung oder Unstimmigkeit? Claremont Studien zur Religionsphilosophie, Konferenz 2016.]

2019. IX, 367 pages.
forthcoming in December

Religion in Philosophy and Theology 101

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The present volume discusses the complex relationship between love and justice under three headings: Love and Justice, Forgiveness and Generosity, and Justice, Benevolence, and Hospitality, moving from basic questions about the relationships between love and justice through specific, but central problems of a just practice of love to social and political issues of the practice of justice in today's society.
The ideas of love and justice have received a lot of attention within theology, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and neuroscience in recent years. In theology, the theological virtues of faith, hope, and love have become a widely discussed topic again. In philosophy, psychology and neuroscience research into the emotions has led to a renewed interest in the many kinds and forms of love. And in moral philosophy, sociology, and political science questions of justice have been a central issue of debate for decades. But many views are controversial, and important questions remain unanswered. In this volume the authors focus on issues that take the relations between the two topics into account. The contributions move from basic questions about the relationships between love and justice through specific, but central problems of a just practice of love to social and political issues of the practice of justice in today's society
Survey of contents
Ingolf U. Dalferth: Introduction: Love and Justice

I. Love and Justice
Stephen J. Pope: Conceptions of Justice and Love: Theological and Evolutionary Considerations – Duncan Gale: Alternative Narratives of Christian and Evolutionary Ethics: A Response to Stephen J. Pope – Everett Fullmer: Love, Justice and Divine Simplicity – Raymond E. Perrier: Leibniz's Struggle for Synthesis: The Link between Justice and Love – Ingolf U. Dalferth: Kierkegaard on True Love – Panu-Matti Pöykkö: Love and Justice in Emmanuel Levinas's Thought – Trevor W. Kimball: Love and Justice as Promise in Paul Ricoeur

II. Forgiveness and Generosity
Ulrich H. J. Körtner: Forgiveness and Reconciliation: The Relationship of Love and Justice in the Perspective of Justification by Faith – Eric E. Hall: Justification Beyond Imputation: A Response to Ulrich H. J. Körtner – Regina M. Schwarz: Justice and Forgiving – Kirsten Gerdes: Rebuke, Forgiveness, & Afro-Pessimism, Or, Can Beyoncé Tell Us Anything About Justice? A Response to Regina M. Schwartz – Nicholas Wolterstorff: What Makes Gratuitous Generosity Sometimes Unjust? – Richard Livingston: What Makes Generosity Just? A Response to Nicholas Wolterstorff – Deidre Nicole Green: Radical Forgiveness – Thomas Jared Farmer: Confronting the Unforgivable: A Response to Deidre Green

III. Justice and Hospitality
T. Raja Rosenhagen: Toward Virtue: Moral Progress through Love, Just Attention, and Friendship – Justina M. Torrance: The Wisest Love or the Most Harmful Harm? Judith Shklar, G. W. Leibniz, and Simone Weil on Justice as Universal Benevolentia – Anselm K. Min: Justice and Transcendence: Kant on Human Dignity – Jonathan Russell: Contentful Practical Reason within the Bounds of Transcendence Alone? A Response to Anselm K. Min – W. David Hall: Beyond the Friend-Enemy Distinction: Hospitality as a Political Paradigm – Trisha M. Famisaran: Hospitality at the Intersection of Deconstruction and Democracy to Come: A Response to W. David Hall – Richard Amesbury: »Your Unknown Sovereignty«: Shakespeare and Benjamin on Love and the Limits of Law – Roberto Sirvent: Freedom, Violence, and the Limits of Law: A Response to Richard Amesbury – Thaddeus Metz: Distributive Justice as a Matter of Love: A Relational Approach to Liberty and Property – Rob Overy-Brown: Love in the Political Sphere: A Response to Thaddeus Metz
Authors/Editors

Ingolf U. Dalferth Geboren 1948; 1977 Promotion; 1982 Habilitation; Professor emeritus für Systematische Theologie, Symbolik und Religionsphilosophie an der Universität Zürich; seit 2008 Danforth Professor of Philosophy of Religion an der Claremont Graduate University in Kalifornien.

Trevor W. Kimball 2010 Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy and Theology), Oxford University; 2012 Master of Studies (Theology – Modern Doctrine), Oxford University; PhD candidate in Philosophy of Religion and Theology at Claremont Graduate University.

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