John Dewey

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    Abstract

    John Dewey (1859 – 1952) was a well-known American philosopher and public figure. Although Dewey initially adopted an idealist philosophy, which he integrated with Christian religious beliefs, he later became one of the founders of pragmatism. Dewey’s pragmatism led him to abandon organized religion and, instead, develop a naturalistic and humanistic account of religious experience and faith.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Encyclopaedia of Philosophy of Religion
    EditorsCharles Taliaferro, Stewart Goetz
    Place of PublicationAustralia
    PublisherWiley-Blackwell
    Publication statusPublished - 2018
    • Education

      Bleazby, J., 2019, A Companion to Atheism and Philosophy. Oppy, G. (ed.). 1st ed. Hoboken NJ USA: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 383-395 13 p.

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