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FB-12566-75

Herbert W.L. Burheen, Jr
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN 37403-2504)

Studies in the Theory of Rationality

To investigate the question of why religion in our own society sometimes seems irrational when judged according to standards we use in other contexts of life, by drawing on this discussion of rationality and also on recent literature in the philosophy of action. To examine that literature in the philosophy of action which is specifically concerned with how we appraise actions as rational. Study will assess the implications for religion and the study of religion of modern developments in history and the social sciences.

Project fields:
Religion, General

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$13,944 (approved)
$13,944 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1975 – 8/31/1976