William James on Religion by H. RydenfeltWilliam James on Religion by H. Rydenfelt

William James on Religion

byH. RydenfeltEditorS. Pihlstr, Sami Pihlstrã¶m

Hardcover | June 13, 2013

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A team of international experts present a collection of articles on William James's philosophy of religion and its current relevance. A new look at his philosophy of religion is crucially important for the development of this field of inquiry today.
Guy Axtell, Radford University, Virginia, USA Niek Brunsveld, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Dirk-Martin Grube, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands Susan Haack, University of Miami, USA Wayne Proudfoot, Columbia University, USA Charlene Haddock Seigfried, Purdue University, USA
Title:William James on ReligionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:206 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.79 inPublished:June 13, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230349765

ISBN - 13:9780230349766

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; Sami Pihlström and Henrik Rydenfelt PART I 1. William James on Religion and Pragmatism; Wayne Proudfoot 2. Anti-dogmatism in the Defense of Religious Belief; Charlene Haddock Seigfried 3. William James' Varieties and the Cognitive Value of Religious Experiences; Niek Brunsveld 4. Pragmatic Realism and Pluralism in Philosophy of Religion; Sami Pihlström PART II 5. 'The Ethics of Belief' Reconsidered; Susan Haack 6. Sensitive Truths and Sceptical Doubt; Henrik Rydenfelt 7. Reading James' 'The Will to Believe' Closely: Its Implications for Evidentialism and the Evidentialist Critique of Religion; Dirk-Martin Grube 8. Possibility and Permission? Intellectual Character, Inquiry, and the Ethics of Belief; Guy Axtell Index

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