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The religious philosophy of William James / Robert J. Vanden Burgt.

Chicago : Nelson-Hall, [1981] .
ISBN 0882295942, 0882297678

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Subjects Geloof.
James, William, 1842-1910 -- Religion.
James, William, 1842-1910.
James, William.
Religion -- Philosophy.
Description vii, 167 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-163) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- The contemporary character of James' religious philosophy -- The plan of this book -- 2. The importance of religious belief -- Religious belief and the "strenuous mood" -- Religious belief as a saving faith -- The support for James' position -- 3. Grounds for belief in God -- The relation of religion and science -- The teleological mind -- Need as a reason for belief -- The reliability of religious experience -- "The will to believe" -- Rejection of arguments for the existence of God -- A summary and some final comments -- 4. The nature of God -- Criticism of absolute idealism -- Criticism of traditional theism -- James' conception of God -- Some critical considerations -- 5. Pragmatism and religion -- General pragmatic orientation -- Pragmatism as a theory of meaning -- The pragmatic theory of truth -- 6. Some final comments -- Belief in God -- The nature of God.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6815766
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WorldCat Identities Vanden Burgt, Robert J., 1936-
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