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Spirituality as Rationality

Robert C. Solomon

in Spirituality for the Skeptic

Published in print April 2002 | ISBN: 9780195134674
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833733 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195134672.003.0005
Spirituality as Rationality

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Spirituality also involves rationality, and spirituality is or can be rational, thoughtful, and in tune with modern science. But rationality has been perverted in modern thinking as “smart selfishness,” knowing the most efficient means to the ends of self‐interest. Spirituality is ultimately the rationality of the emotions.

Keywords: emotions; rationality; relativism; science; selfishness; spirituality

Chapter.  7414 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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