Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Religion

Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Religion

Michael R. Slater


during this publication, Michael R. Slater offers a brand new review of pragmatist perspectives within the philosophy of faith. concentrating on the stress among naturalist and anti-naturalist models of pragmatism, he argues that the anti-naturalist non secular perspectives of philosophers reminiscent of William James and Charles Peirce supply a strong substitute to the naturalism and secularism of later pragmatists equivalent to John Dewey and Richard Rorty. Slater first examines the writings of the 'classical pragmatists' - James, Peirce, and Dewey - and argues for the relevance in their perspectives for considering such themes because the nature of faith and the viability of traditional theology. His ultimate 3 chapters have interaction with the non secular perspectives of later pragmatists akin to Rorty and Philip Kitcher, and with present philosophical debates over metaphysical realism, naturalism, and evidentialism. His e-book could be of specific curiosity to philosophers of faith, theologians, and experts in American philosophy.

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