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Yes, But Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

Dwayne A. Tunstall


This book contends that Josiah Royce bequeathed to philosophy a novel idealism based on an ethico-religious insight. This insight became the basis for an idealistic personalism, wherein the Real is the personal and a metaphysics of community is the most appropriate approach to metaphysics for personal beings, especially in an often impersonal and technological intellectual climate. The first part of the book traces how Royce constructed his idealistic personalism in response to criticisms made by George Holmes Howison. That personalism is interpr ... More

Keywords: Josiah Royce, personalism, process philosophy, Martin Luther King, Emmanuel Levinas, ethical metaphysics, George Holmes Howison, racism, ethico-religious insight

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780823230549
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823230549.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dwayne A. Tunstall, author