Nature, Truth, and Value

Nature, Truth, and Value : Exploring the Thinking of Frederick Ferrae

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In this thorough compendium, nineteen accomplished scholars explore, in some manner the values they find inherent in the world, their nature, and revelence through the thought of Frederick Ferre. These essays, informed by the insights of Ferre and coming from manifold perspectives-ethics, philosophy, theology, and environmental studies, advance an ambitious challenge to current intellectual and scholarly fashions.show more

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  • Hardback | 382 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 38.1mm | 725.74g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739111701
  • 9780739111703

About George Allan

George Allan is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Dickinson College. Merle Allshouse was Academic Dean, Professor of Philosophy, and finally President at Bloomfield College. Currently he is Director, the Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd Collegeshow more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 On the Soul Chapter 3 Ferre's Postmodern Metaphysical Support for the Soul Chapter 4 Explorations in Personalistic Organicism Chapter 5 Human Reality and The Form of the Good Chapter 6 The Emergentist Alternative: A Critique of Pansubjectivism Chapter 7 Philosophy of Religion After Postmodernism Chapter 8 The Process of Wisdom: Understanding the Contours of Ferre's Being and Value Chapter 9 Frederick Ferre's Epistemic Norms Interpret Evolution Chapter 10 Metaphor and the Limits of Language Chapter 11 Is Ecology a Postmodern Science? Chapter 12 Ferre's Organismic Theory of Natural Values Chapter 13 Value in Nature: The Contribution of Frederick Ferre to Environmental Philosophy Chapter 14 Theism and the Crisis in Moral Theory: Rethinking Modern Autonomy Chapter 15 God Revisited Chapter 16 Ferre Without God: A Shift to a Neo-Whiteheadian Humanistic Naturalism Chapter 17 A Lamp to Our Doubts: Ferre, Hartshorne, and Theistic Arguments Chapter 18 Metascience, Technique and Radiobiology: Using a Contemporary Case to Investigate Ferre's Account of "Technolatry" Chapter 19 Frederick Ferre and Pragmatist Activism Chapter 20 Global Enviormental Givernance: Why We Need a World Environment Organization Chapter 21 On Listening Chapter 22 A Brief Ode to an Intellectual Otter Chapter 23 Frederick Ferre as Mensch: The Personal Side(s) of an Active Scholar Chapter 24 Biographical Essayshow more