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Author Mustain, Megan.

Title Overcoming Cynicism [electronic resource] : William James and the Metaphysics of Engagement.

Imprint London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (195 pages)
Note 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.
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.
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Subject James, William, 1842-1910.
James, William, 1842-1910.
Cynicism.
Fundamentalism.
Scientism.
Relation (Philosophy)
Applied philosophy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mustain, Megan. Overcoming Cynicism : William James and the Metaphysics of Engagement. London : Continuum International Publishing Group, ©2011 9781441115225
ISBN 9781441106315
1441106316