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Pragmatic Pluralism and the Problem of God

Sami Pihlstrom


This book responds to the currently unclear situation in the philosophy of religion by developing a version of pragmatic pluralism. This position is developed through a critical articulation and defense of pragmatist philosophy of religion, largely based on William James’s and John Dewey’s ideas. The historical background of pragmatism in Kantian transcendental philosophy as well as more recent neopragmatist developments in the philosophy of religion (e.g., Richard Rorty, Hilary Putnam) are also taken into account. The book thus seeks to move beyond the mainstream debates on theism and its sta ... More

Keywords: Pragmatism, Pluralism, Religion, philosophy of religion, theism, evil, James, William, Dewey, John, Transcendental philosophy, Neopragmatism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780823251582
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823251582.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sami Pihlstrom, author
Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies