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Thomas J. Coleman III, Jonathan Jong and Valerie van Mulukom

The question of how religion ought to be defined has occupied social scientists for well over a century, arguably beginning with reactions against E.B. Tylor’s (1871) “minimal definition” of religion as the belief in spiritual beings. Social scientists of religion are all too familiar with

Matthew Festenstein

in the power of pooled and cooperative experience. It is not belief that these things are complete but that if given a show they will grow and be able to generate progressively the knowledge and wisdom needed to guide collective action. 6 However, the contours of Dewey’s epistemic account

Oliver Escobar

and beliefs can be shared, or at least understood, across differences. However, it is crucial that, echoing earlier references to agonism, addressing conflict does not translate into the dismissal of diversity ( Schlosberg, 2008 , p. 150). To deal with this careful balance, deliberative democrats

Judy D. Whipps

with the prejudices of others and may weaken his independence of judgment. It even leads to an extreme partisanship that regards it as disloyal to question the beliefs of a group to which one belongs” (LW 8:135). For me, it was the social confusion of the late 60s, and the passion of religion that

Aaron Pratt Shepherd

conservatives are easily united around standing ideologies (“established habits of belief”), progressives or “liberals” are “notoriously hard to organize.” 18 Progressive liberals depend upon novel ideas for social reconstruction, precisely because they treat public problems as arising in diverse

Kenneth W. Stikkers

University Press . Peirce Charles S. 1877 . “ The Fixation of Belief .” Popular Science Monthly 12 : 1 – 15 . Polanyi Karl . 1944 . The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time . Boston : Beacon Press . Polanyi Karl . 1968

Joe Hoover

artefact of a class-based hierarchy separating practical activity from idealised values—in Arendt’s case, freedom. Such a separation follows ‘naturally from a failure to recognise that all knowing, judgment, belief represent an acquired result of the working of natural impulses in connection with