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Author Mustain, Megan.

Title Overcoming Cynicism : William James and the Metaphysics of Engagement
Published London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (195 pages)
Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 HISTORICAL CYNICISM: DIOGENES AND THE VICTORIANS; CHAPTER 2 CONTEMPORARY SOURCES OF CYNICISM: FUNDAMENTALISM AND SCIENTISM; CHAPTER 3 A DIAGNOSIS OF DISCONNECTION AT THE HEART OF CYNICISM; CHAPTER 4 IN SEARCH OF ALTERNATIVES: COPING WITH RELATEDNESS; CHAPTER 5 ENGAGING AND RECONSTRUCTING RELATIONS: CONCLUDING REMARKS AND A PATH FORWARD; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary Examines the metaphysical underpinnings of cynical philosophies both past and present in an attempt to diagnose and ameliorate contemporary forms of cynicism
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Subject James, William, 1842-1910.
Applied philosophy.
Cynicism.
Fundamentalism.
Relation (Philosophy)
Scientism.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1441106316
9781441106315