Peirce and Religion: Knowledge, Transformation, and the Reality of God

Peirce and Religion: Knowledge, Transformation, and the Reality of God

by Roger Ward

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Overview

Charles Sanders Peirce developed a mature Christian faith under the influence of his father Benjamin Peirce and Frederic Dan Huntington, a teacher and pastor at Harvard. Peirce's Christian self-understanding and concern shape the development of his philosophical logic as well ...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498531504
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 10/15/2018
Series: American Philosophy Series
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Roger Ward is professor of philosophy at Georgetown College.

Table of Contents

Introduction I. Why Peirce, Why Christianity II. Conversion to Logic III. Conversion to Community IV. Peirce's Work for the Church: Waiting for God V. Knowledge and Transformation VI. Real Obedience: from Pragmatism to Pragmaticism VII. Science and the Persistent Reality of God Bibliography

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