The Undiscovered Dewey: Religion, Morality, and the Ethos of Democracy

Abstract
The underlying thesis of this book is that "the undiscovered Dewey" is ascertained only by understanding the significance of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution for Dewey's philosophy and for his concept of inquiry. Rogers argues that we must realize the importance of Dewey's Darwinian commitments in order to understand how for Dewey there is a fundamental uncertainty and openness that characterizes the growth of "our natural and social horizons" (11). Routinely, Rogers argues, scholars tend to misunderstand or underestimate Darwin's importance for Dewey's notion of inquiry. According to Rogers, Dewey was a champion of what is known as the Darwinian Enlightenment rather than the Newtonian Enlightenment. Those ..
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 26,188
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
The Undiscovered Dewey: Religion, Morality, and the Ethos of Democracy (Review).Michael Eldridge - 2010 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 46 (3):508-512.
Democracy, Value Inquiry, and Dewey's Metaphysics.H. G. Callaway - 1993 - Journal of Value Inquiry 27 (1):13-27.
Dewey: A Beginner's Guide (Review).Pentti Määttänen - 2011 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 47 (1):109-110.
The Politics of John Dewey.Gary Bullert - 1983 - Prometheus Books.
The Philosopher of the Common Man.John Dewey (ed.) - 1940 - New York: Greenwood Press.
Dewey's 'Naturalized Hegelianism' in Operation: Experimental Inquiry as Self-Consciousness.Scott Johnston - 2010 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 46 (3):453-476.
A Common Faith.John Dewey - 1934 - Yale University Press.

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2011-09-21

Total downloads

14 ( #327,050 of 2,153,858 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

2 ( #279,963 of 2,153,858 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums