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Pragmatic humanism revisited : an essay on making the world a home

Author: Ana Honnacker
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Series: Studies in humanism and atheism.; Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can we feel at home in this world without clinging to false certainties? This book offers a humanist re-reading of philosophical pragmatism and explores its potentials for a worldview that relies only on human resources. Thinking along with authors like William James and F.C.S. Schiller, it highlights a fundamentally humanist strand of pragmatism aimed at fostering human creativity and transformative action. It  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ana Honnacker
ISBN: 9783030024413 3030024415
OCLC Number: 1076485571
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Approaching pragmatic humanism --
Human inquiry and the authority of science --
Emancipatory outlooks on religion and faith --
Experimental action and inclusion : the ethics of pragmatic humanism --
Thinking about last things : death, finitude, and meaning --
Conclusion : living on uncertainties --
pragmatic humanism as a way of life.
Series Title: Studies in humanism and atheism.; Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: Ana Honnacker.

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