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

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

byWayne Proudfoot

Kobo ebook | October 6, 2004

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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.

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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Title:William James and a Science of Religions: Reexperiencing The Varieties of Religious ExperienceFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 6, 2004Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231506945

ISBN - 13:9780231506946

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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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