AffiliationInstitute for Christian Studies
KeywordsDooyeweerd, H. (Herman), 1894-1977
Dooyeweerd, H. (Herman), 1894-1977--Philosophy
Dooyeweerd, H. (Herman), 1894-1977. A new critique of theoretical thought
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AbstractA transformed idea of truth is central to the project of reformational philosophy. This essay lays groundwork for such an idea by proposing a critical retrieval of Herman Dooyeweerd's conception of truth. First it summarizes relevant passages in Dooyeweerd's New Critique. Then it demonstrates several problems in his conception: he misconstrues religious truth, misconceives its relation to theoretical truth, and overlooks central questions of epistemology and truth theory. By addressing these problems, reformational philosophers can find new ways to think about truth that retain the holism, normativity, and radicalness of Dooyeweerd’s conception.
CitationZuidervaart, Lambert. "Dooyeweerd's Conception of Truth: Exposition and Critique." Philosophia Reformata 73, no. 2 (2008): 170-189.
PublisherAssociation for Reformational Philosophy
Rights holderAssociation for Reformational Philosophy, P.O. Box 2220, 3800 CE Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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