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Pragmatism, neo-pragmatism, and religion

conversations with Richard Rorty

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Rorty, Richard -- Congresses.,
    • Pragmatism -- Congresses.,
    • Religious thought -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Religion -- Philosophy -- Congresses.,
    • Liberalism (Religion) -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Religion -- 19th century -- Congresses.,
    • United States -- Religion -- 20th century -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Charley D. Hardwick & Donald A. Crosby.
      SeriesAmerican liberal religious thought,, vol. 6
      ContributionsHardwick, Charley D., Crosby, Donald A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB832 .P765 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 473 p. ;
      Number of Pages473
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL666815M
      ISBN 100820437301
      LC Control Number97012507

      According to Bryan Vescio's introduction to the edition of Pragmatism, the "purpose of the lectures and the book they became was at once to popularize contemporary trends in philosophy and to offer a new position to mediate its disputes" (p. xi). Its publication sparked what Vescio calls "wild popularity among lay readers and resentment.   Vroom H. () The function of religion in culture: A hiatus in the liberal pragmatic view of culture and religion. In: Hardwick C., Crosby D. (eds) Pragmatism, neo-pragmatism, and religion: Conversations with Richard Rorty. Peter Lang, New York, pp – Google ScholarCited by: 1.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Themes in neo-pragmatic philosophy --Pragmatic and neo-pragmatic theological options --Donald Davidson's neo-pragmatism --Theology after Davidson --A theological supplement to Title.   This page contains a list of the best books on pragmatism. Just to be clear, there is no single best book on pragmatism. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about pragmatism. An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction, for example. This.

      The first Lecture of Pragmatism famously grouped philosophers according to two types of extreme temperaments: the tough-minded and the tender-minded (). Aikin and Talisse rightly notice that James thinks most non-philosophers have "a hankering for the good things on both sides of the line" (James /, 14, quoted on ).   The present dilemma in philosophy -- What pragmatism means -- Some metaphysical problems pragmatically considered -- The one and the many -- Pragmatism and common sense -- Pragmatism's conception of truth -- Pragmatism and humanism -- Pragmatism and religion. Language: English: LoC Class: B: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Subject: Pragmatism Cited by:


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Pragmatism and Religion addresses an important but overlooked issue: whether or not the deep passions and commitments of American pragmatism's central figures are independent of Western religious traditions. The first of the book's three sections samples pragmatism's religious roots.

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(EDT); Crosby, Donald A. (EDT), ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US A selection of 25 papers .Pragmatism and Religion At the close of the last lecture I reminded you of the first one, in which I had opposed tough-mindedness to tender-mindedness and recommended pragmatism as their mediator.

Tough-mindedness positively rejects tender-mindedness’s hypothesis of an eternal perfect edition of the universe coexisting with our finite experience.