The quest for being : and other studies in naturalism and humanism / Sidney Hook.


New York : St. Martin's Press, [1961] .

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Subjects Glaubensfreiheit.
Humanismus.
Philosophy, Modern.
Wissenssoziologie.
Description ix, 254 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1961]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Essays by a contemporary American philosopher on secularism, religion, moral freedom, et cetera, published in journals covering the years 1934-1960.
Contents part 1. Philosophy and human conduct -- Moral freedom in a determined world -- The ethical theory of John Dewey -- part 2. The new failure of nerve -- Religion and the intellectuals -- An open letter to Sidney Hook: A defence of religious faith by Ernest van den Haag -- Neither myth nor Utopia: a rejoinder -- Modern knowledge and the concept of God -- Two types of existentialist religion and ethics -- part 3. The quest for "being" -- Naturalism and first principles -- Nature and the human spirit -- Scientific knowledge and philosophical "knowledge" -- Materialism and idealism -- Appendix: Are religious dogmas cognitive.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)372191
(OCoLC)ocm00372191
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WorldCat Identities Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989,
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