Religion and the Life of Learning

Schwehn, Mark R.
August 1990
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1990, Issue 5, p34
Examines the relationship between religion and higher learning or spirituality. Difficulties that affect communitarian accounts of knowledge and truth; Arguments against the epistemological scheme that has dominated Western though since the 17th century; Comparison of the critique of modern epistemology by Richard Rorty and Parker Palmer; Involvement of higher education in the religious bigotry assailed by philosopher David Hume.


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