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Pragmatic historicism

a theology for the twenty-first century

by Sheila Greeve Davaney

  • 216 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Historicism.,
  • Theology -- Methodology.,
  • Pragmatism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.

    StatementSheila Greeve Davaney.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.H5 D28 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL51759M
    ISBN 10079144693X, 0791446948
    LC Control Number99057803

    In this frank and stimulating book, senior theologian Kaufman lays out in brief compass his historicist approach to Christian theology and central Christian mysteries, especially as they impinge on today's radically pluralistic religious and cultural scene and the moral challenges presented globally by it. If so, this book is a useful starting point for an examination of the problem. In it, Popper develops the argument that "Historicism" (the term has more than one meaning in different contexts) as he defines it is a flawed approach, and that it is not a justifiable base for the sweeping claims of the by:

      Read Now ?book=Read Pragmatic Historicism: A Theology for the Twenty-First Century Ebook Free. Brook Thomas explores the new historicism and the challenges posed to it by a postmodern world that questions the very possibility of newness. He considers new historicism’s engagement with poststructuralism and locates the former within a tradition of pragmatic historiography in .

    Brook Thomas explores the new historicism and the challenges posed to it by a postmodern world that questions the very possibility of newness. He considers new historicism's engagement with poststructuralism and locates the former within a tradition of pragmatic historiography in /5(3). On its publication in , The Poverty of Historicism was hailed by Arthur Koestler as 'probably the only book published this year which will outlive the century.' A devastating criticism of fixed and predictable laws in history, Popper dedicated the book to all those 'who fell victim to the fascist and communist belief in Inexorable Laws of Historical Destiny.'4/5(25).


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Ror. 2 My view of pragmatic historicism relies heavily on Stout's "Explicating Historicism" in The Flight From Authority. I do not have the space here to discuss the details of my reading of Stout, but the importance of narrative, setting, and situatedness for his understanding of historicism are critical for my version of pragmatic historicism.

Pragmatism is a philosophical tradition that began in the United States around Its origins are often attributed to the philosophers Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John later described it in his pragmatic maxim: "Consider the practical effects of the objects of youryour conception of those effects is the whole of your conception of the object.".

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I have not found any clear delineation or discussion in her book of the relations, epistemic or metaphysical, of our experiences as biological organisms to our historical conditioning. Reading Davaney's book, one sometimes gets the impression that. historicism seriously. I approach this topic from two angles.

I first explicate exactly what pragmatism’s historicism amounts to—what prag-matist historicism is and what it does. I focus this angle by explicating pragmatist historicism in terms of what I will call transitionalism.

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