By John Dewey

ISBN-10: 0300186118

ISBN-13: 9780300186116

In A universal Faith, eminent American thinker John Dewey demands the “emancipation of the real non secular caliber” from the history of dogmatism and supernaturalism that he believes characterizes historic religions. He describes how the intensity of spiritual adventure and the artistic function of religion within the assets of expertise to generate which means and price may be cultivated with no making cognitive claims that compete with or cope with medical ones. In a brand new advent, Dewey student Thomas M. Alexander contextualizes the textual content for college kids and students by way of offering an outline of Dewey and his philosophy, key thoughts in A universal Faith, and reactions to the text.
 

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The artist, scientist, citizen, parent, as far as they are actuated by the spirit of their callings, are controlled by the unseen. For all endeavor for the better is moved by faith in what is possible, not by adherence to the actual. Nor does this faith depend for its moving power upon intellectual assurance or belief that the things worked 21 A C O M M O N FA I T H for must surely prevail and come into embodied existence. For the authority of the object to determine our attitude and conduct, the right that is given it to claim our allegiance and devotion is based on the intrinsic nature of the ideal.

5, ed. Jo Ann Boydston (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1984), p. 153. , LW 5: 153. 4. See Peirce’s famous essays ‘‘The Fixation of Belief ’’ and ‘‘How to Make Our Ideas Clear,’’ both of which may be found in The Essential Peirce, 2 vols. (Indianapolis: University of Indiana Press, 1992, 1998). 5. These ideas are developed by James in The Will to Believe (1897), Pragmatism (1908), and The Varieties of Religious Experience (1903). Peirce’s own application of pragmatism to the question of religion can be found in his essays ‘‘Evolutionary Love’’ (1893) and ‘‘The Neglected Argument for the Reality of God’’ (1903).

These ideas are developed by James in The Will to Believe (1897), Pragmatism (1908), and The Varieties of Religious Experience (1903). Peirce’s own application of pragmatism to the question of religion can be found in his essays ‘‘Evolutionary Love’’ (1893) and ‘‘The Neglected Argument for the Reality of God’’ (1903). These also may be found in The Essential Peirce. 6. Dewey’s questioning of this assumption may be compared to alternatives explored by Friedrich Nietzsche, Henri Bergson, and Martin Heidegger.

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