Yes, But Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

Yes, But Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

by Dwayne A. Tunstall


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ISBN-13: 9780823261659
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 07/15/2014
Series: American Philosophy
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dwayne Tunstall is assistant professor of philosophy and African and African American studies at Grand Valley State University. He is the author of Yes, But Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce’s Ethico- Religious Insight (Fordham University Press, 2009) and Doing Philosophy Personally: Thinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism (Fordham University Press, 2012). He is also the author of more than ten articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including aesthetics, Africana philosophy, pragmatism, religious ethics, and social and political philosophy. His research explores how Africana philosophy, existential phenomenology, moral philosophy, religious ethics, and classical American philosophy can complement one another when one is thinking about issues of moral agency, personal identity, race, and the legacy of Western modernity. He is currently president of the Josiah Royce Society.

Table of Contents



Introduction: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

Part I . Josiah Royce's Personalism
1. The 'Conception of God' Debate: Setting the Stage for Royce's Personalism
2. Haunted by Howison's Criticism: The Birth of Royce's Late Philosophy
3. Royce's Late Philosophy
4. Royce's Personalism

Part II. Extending Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight: Royce on the Beloved Community, Agape , and Human
5. Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight: A Hypothetical Postulate?
6. King's Beloved Community, Royce's Metaphysics
7. Coupling Royce's Temporalism with Levinasian Insights

Closing Remarks




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