Thanks for the post.I am, however, confused as to how fantasy illuminates philosophy of religion.
Fantasy can broaden our view of the range of possible worlds that God could have created as well as of the range of possible relationships between God and the world.
I'll agree here about the philosophy of religion. The Eragon series, for example, lays its philosophy of religion on pretty thick, especially after the first book.
I don't know what category Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 would fall into, but it certainly says a lot about political philosophy, the causes and consequences of full censorship, and the human endeavorer to preserve knowledge. (Among other things.)I also wonder with it being a 'futurist' book that it could also fall under metaphysics? Full government control of censorship could result in...
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