The Life of Irony and the Ethics of Belief

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SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1993 - Philosophy - 153 pages
Wisdo concludes that the fragility of religious belief is due to the unavoidable irony intrinsic to the religious life.
 

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Contents

SelfTrust and the Ethics of Belief
1
The Ethics of Belief and Personal Knowledge
13
The Ethics of Belief and the Meaning of Life
37
Religious Belief and SelfUnderstanding
55
SelfDeception and the Ethics of Belief
73
The Fragility of Faith
87
Reductionism and the Ethics of Belief
105
Between Objectivity and Subjectivity The Life of Irony
127
Bibliography
141
Index
149
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David Wisdo is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Susquehanna University.

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