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Published: 15 March 2012

246 Pages


ISBN: 9780199583904

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Believing and Acting

The Pragmatic Turn in Comparative Religion and Ethics

G. Scott Davis

  • An accessibly written book about how to study religion, connecting contemporary arguments with their historical roots
  • Illustrates inter-relations among philosophy, history, literature and the social sciences
  • Provides clear accounts of current arguments for and against theories of postmodernism, cognitive science, and pragmatism
  • Illustrates how philosophical arguments and techniques can be deployed to understand questions in history, the arts, and the social sciences