The Life of Irony and the Ethics of Belief / Edition 1

The Life of Irony and the Ethics of Belief / Edition 1

by David Wisdo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791412229

ISBN-13: 9780791412220

Pub. Date: 12/01/1992

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Wisdo concludes that the fragility of religious belief is due to the unavoidable irony intrinsic to the religious life.  See more details below

Overview

Wisdo concludes that the fragility of religious belief is due to the unavoidable irony intrinsic to the religious life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791412220
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
12/01/1992
Series:
SUNY Series in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
153

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Self-Trust and the Ethics of Belief1
2The Ethics of Belief and Personal Knowledge13
3The Ethics of Belief and the Meaning of Life37
4Religious Belief and Self-Understanding55
5Self-Deception and the Ethics of Belief73
6The Fragility of Faith87
7Reductionism and the Ethics of Belief105
8Between Objectivity and Subjectivity: The Life of Irony127
Bibliography141
Index149

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