Spirituality for naturalists

Zygon 47 (3):481-500 (2012)

Abstract

Abstract The views of eleven writers who develop a naturalized spirituality, from Baruch Spinoza and George Santayana to Sam Harris, André Comte-Sponville, Ursula Goodenough, and Sharon Welch and others are presented. Then the writer's own theory is developed. This is a pluralistic notion of sacredness, an adjective referring to unmanipulable events of overriding importance. The difficulties in using traditional religious words, such as God and spiritual are addressed

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A Common Faith.John Dewey - 1934 - Yale University Press.
Naturalism and Normativity.Mario De Caro & David Macarthur (eds.) - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
The Sacred Depths of Nature.Ursula Goodenough - 1998 - Oxford University Press.
Naturalism in Question.Mario De Caro & David Macarthur (eds.) - 2004 - Harvard University Press.

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