William James and a Science of Religions: Reexperiencing The Varieties of Religious Experience

Kobo ebook | October 6, 2004

byWayne Proudfoot

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The "science of religion" is an important element in the interpretation of William James's work and in the methodology of the study of religion. An authority on pragmatism and the philosophy of religion, Wayne Proudfoot and a stellar group of contributors from a variety of disciplines including religion, philosophy, psychology, and history, bring innovative perspectives to James's work.

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The "science of religion" is an important element in the interpretation of William James's work and in the methodology of the study of religion. An authority on pragmatism and the philosophy of religion, Wayne Proudfoot and a stellar group of contributors from a variety of disciplines including religion, philosophy, psychology, and his...

Wayne Proudfoot is professor of religion at Columbia University. His books include God and Self and Religious Experience. He lives in New York City.

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 6, 2004Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

"Damned for God's Glory": William James and the Scientific Vindication of Protestant Culture, by David A. Hollinger
Pragmatism and "an Unseen Order" in Varieties, by Wayne Proudfoot
The Fragmentation of Consciousness and The Varieties of Religious Experience: William James's Contribution to a Theory of Religion, by Ann Taves
James's Varieties and the "New" Constructivism, by Jerome Bruner
Some Inconsistencies in James's Varieties, by Richard Rorty
A Pragmatist's Progress: The Varieties of James's Strategies for Defending Religion, by Philip Kitcher

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