Conversion in American Philosophy: Exploring the Practice of Transformation

Conversion in American Philosophy: Exploring the Practice of Transformation

by Roger Ward

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823283118
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Series: American Philosophy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 235
Sales rank: 637,817
File size: 658 KB

About the Author

Roger Ward is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown College, Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Prefacexi
Introduction: Conversion and the Practice of Transformationxxv
1.The Philosophical Structure of Jonathan Edwards's1
2.Habit, Habit Change, and Conversion in C.S. Peirce29
3.Reconstructing Faith: Religious Overcoming in Dewey's Pragmatism62
4.Transforming Obligation in William James89
5.Dwelling in Absence: The Reflective Origin of Conversion120
6.Creative Transformation: The Work of Conversion151
7.The Evasion of Conversion in Recent American Philosophy180
Bibliography221
Index231

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