James Mccosh And The Scottish Intellectual Tradition

Author: J. David Hoeveler Jr.
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140085542X
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James McCosh played a leading role in the effort to reconcile two powerful intellectual and social forces of the nineteenth century: evolution and evangelicalism. In the first modern biography of this philosopher, religious leader, and educator, J. David Hoeveler demonstrates McCosh's significance for Scottish and American philosophy and for American education. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
James McCosh and the Scottish Intellectual Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: J. David Hoeveler Jr.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

James McCosh played a leading role in the effort to reconcile two powerful intellectual and social forces of the nineteenth century: evolution and evangelicalism. In the first modern biography of this philosopher, religious leader, and educator, J. David Hoeveler demonstrates McCosh's significance for Scottish and American philosophy and for American
Princeton in the Nation's Service
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: P. C. Kemeny
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-10-29 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book argues against the conventional idea that Protestantism effectively ceased to play an important role in American higher education around the end of the 19th century. Employing Princeton as an example, the study shows that Protestantism was not abandoned but rather modified to conform to the educational values and
The Lion of Princeton
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Kim Riddlebarger
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-21 - Publisher: Lexham Press

Kim Riddlebarger provides a biographical overview of B. B. Warfield’s life and traces the growing appreciation for Warfield’s thought by contemporary Reformed thinkers. Furthermore, he evaluates the fundamental structures in Warfield’s overall theology and examines Warfield’s work in the field of systematic theology.
Dealing with Darwin
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: David N. Livingstone
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-15 - Publisher: JHU Press

Livingstone concludes with contemporary examples to remind us that what scientists can say and what others can hear in different venues differ today just as much as they did in the past.
Darwin's Forgotten Defenders
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: David N. Livingstone
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Regent College Publishing

This book is the first systematic investigation of the response of evangelical intellectuals in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to Darwin's evolutionary theories. Despite evidence to the contrary, many people continue to believe that warfare between science and religion over the issue of evolution broke out as soon as