The Study of Religious Belief after Donald Davidson

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Kevin Schilbrack Ph.D., Professor of Religious Studies and Department Chair (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: Scholars in religious studies are increasingly drawing important insights from Davidson's philosophy of language. Unfortunately, the most prominent of Davidson's interpreters in religious studies have been Rortian neopragmatists who, I argue, have read into Davidson views which are not his own. This essay seeks to disentangle Davidson's stance from its neopragmatist interpretations. The goal is to understand his stance in order to see how one might approach the study of religious beliefs, and in particular religious metaphysical beliefs, from a Davidsonian perspective.

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Schilbrack, Kevin. 2002. "The Study of Religious Belief after Donald Davidson." Method & Theory In The Study Of Religion 14, no. 3-4: 334-349. Version of record available from Brill Academic Publishers, [ISSN 0943-3058]
Language: English
Date: 2002

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