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The Resource The undiscovered Dewey : religion, morality, and the ethos of democracy, Melvin L. Rogers

The undiscovered Dewey : religion, morality, and the ethos of democracy, Melvin L. Rogers

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The undiscovered Dewey : religion, morality, and the ethos of democracy
Title
The undiscovered Dewey
Title remainder
religion, morality, and the ethos of democracy
Statement of responsibility
Melvin L. Rogers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Undiscovered Dewey explores the profound influence of evolution and its corresponding ideas of contingency and uncertainty on John Dewey's philosophy of action, particularly its argument that inquiry proceeds from the uncertainty of human activity. Dewey separated the meaningfulness of inquiry from a larger metaphysical story concerning the certainty of human progress. He then connected this thread to the way in which our reflective capacities aid us in improving our lives. Dewey therefore launched a new understanding of the modern self that encouraged intervention in socia
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rogers, Melvin L
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dewey, John
  • Dewey
  • Dewey, John
  • Dewey, John
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Inquiry (Theory of knowledge)
  • Uncertainty
  • Contingency (Philosophy)
  • Evolution
  • Politieke filosofie
  • Ethiek
Label
The undiscovered Dewey : religion, morality, and the ethos of democracy, Melvin L. Rogers
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-318) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dewey and the problem of intellectual retrieval -- Avoiding the criticism : Dewey's darwinian enlightenment -- Redirection : religious certainty and the quest for meaning -- The plan of this book -- Part I: From certainty to contingency -- Protestant self-assertion and spiritual sickness -- Dewey's evasion of Protestant self-assertion and spiritual sickness -- Darwin, science, and the moral economy of self and society -- Hodge and the problem of human agency in the wake of evolution -- Reconciliation and the quest for certainty -- Dewey and the meaningfulness of modern life -- Agency and inquiry after Darwin -- Inquiry and phronemacrosis : Dewey's modified aristotelianism -- Theory, practice, and the quest for certainty -- The experience of living : action and the primacy of contingency -- Contingency and the place of intelligent action -- Part II: Religion, the moral life, and democracy -- Faith and democratic piety -- Democratic self-reliance : Emerson, Dewey, and Niebuhr -- Reading a common faith -- Within the space of moral reflection -- The moral life and the place of conflict -- The expanded self : deliberation, imagination, and sympathy -- The tragic self : deliberation and conflict -- Constraining elites and managing power -- The danger of political pessimism : between Lippmann and Wolin -- Employing and legitimizing power -- The permanence of contingency : on the precarious and stable public
Control code
ocn815969432
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 328 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299441446
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/roge14486
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt27374k
  • da3874c0-ec68-4928-be25-3bea61e2cb61
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815969432
Label
The undiscovered Dewey : religion, morality, and the ethos of democracy, Melvin L. Rogers
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-318) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dewey and the problem of intellectual retrieval -- Avoiding the criticism : Dewey's darwinian enlightenment -- Redirection : religious certainty and the quest for meaning -- The plan of this book -- Part I: From certainty to contingency -- Protestant self-assertion and spiritual sickness -- Dewey's evasion of Protestant self-assertion and spiritual sickness -- Darwin, science, and the moral economy of self and society -- Hodge and the problem of human agency in the wake of evolution -- Reconciliation and the quest for certainty -- Dewey and the meaningfulness of modern life -- Agency and inquiry after Darwin -- Inquiry and phronemacrosis : Dewey's modified aristotelianism -- Theory, practice, and the quest for certainty -- The experience of living : action and the primacy of contingency -- Contingency and the place of intelligent action -- Part II: Religion, the moral life, and democracy -- Faith and democratic piety -- Democratic self-reliance : Emerson, Dewey, and Niebuhr -- Reading a common faith -- Within the space of moral reflection -- The moral life and the place of conflict -- The expanded self : deliberation, imagination, and sympathy -- The tragic self : deliberation and conflict -- Constraining elites and managing power -- The danger of political pessimism : between Lippmann and Wolin -- Employing and legitimizing power -- The permanence of contingency : on the precarious and stable public
Control code
ocn815969432
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 328 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299441446
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/roge14486
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt27374k
  • da3874c0-ec68-4928-be25-3bea61e2cb61
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815969432

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