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Disagreeing virtuously : religious conflict in interdisciplinary perspective / Olli-Pekka Vainio.

By: Vainio, Olli-Pekka [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, [2017]Description: xxi, 207 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802875044; 0802875041.Subject(s): Virtue | Virtues | Conflict management -- Religious aspects | Interpersonal relationsDDC classification: 201/.5
Contents:
Introduction: We are all heretics now -- We have been here before -- Programmed to disagree? -- Science, philosophy, and religious disagreement -- Disagreeing virtuously.
Summary: "Disagreement is inevitable, particularly in our current context, marked by the close coexistence of conflicting values and perspectives in politics, religion, and ethics. How can we deal with disagreement ethically and constructively in our pluralistic world? In Disagreeing Virtuously Olli-Pekka Vainio presents a valuable interdisciplinary approach to that question, drawing on insights from intellectual history, the cognitive sciences, philosophy of religion, and virtue theory. After mapping the current discussion on disagreement among various disciplines, Vainio offers fresh ways to understand the complicated nature of human disagreement and recommends ways to manage our interpersonal and intercommunal conflicts in ethically sustainable ways." -- From publisher's description.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
Main BJ1531 .V35 2017 (Browse shelf) Available 17-414

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: We are all heretics now -- We have been here before -- Programmed to disagree? -- Science, philosophy, and religious disagreement -- Disagreeing virtuously.

"Disagreement is inevitable, particularly in our current context, marked by the close coexistence of conflicting values and perspectives in politics, religion, and ethics. How can we deal with disagreement ethically and constructively in our pluralistic world? In Disagreeing Virtuously Olli-Pekka Vainio presents a valuable interdisciplinary approach to that question, drawing on insights from intellectual history, the cognitive sciences, philosophy of religion, and virtue theory. After mapping the current discussion on disagreement among various disciplines, Vainio offers fresh ways to understand the complicated nature of human disagreement and recommends ways to manage our interpersonal and intercommunal conflicts in ethically sustainable ways." -- From publisher's description.

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