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    Boston Confucianism: portable tradition in the late-modern world.Robert C. Neville - 2000 - Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press.
    Promoting multiculturalism through renewed East-West and Confucian-Christian dialogue, Neville (philosophy, religion, and theology, Boston U.) fosters the idea ...
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    Normative Cultures.Robert Cummings Neville - 1995 - State University of New York Press.
    This is a philosophic study of theory and practical reason focusing on social obligation and personal responsibility. It draws on Chinese as well as Western Traditions of philosophy.
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    Recovery of the Measure: Interpretation and Nature.Robert Cummings Neville - 1989 - State University of New York Press.
    The author constructs a philosophy of nature dealing with being, identity, value, space, time, motion, and causality, and uses that as a basis for a theory of hermeneutics to address contemporary problems of interpretation.
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    The Highroad Around Modernism.Robert Cummings Neville - 1992 - State University of New York Press.
    From the standpoint that both modernism and postmodernism look like nothing more than two late modern movements, too preoccupied with themselves and their historical place to engage a swiftly changing world containing more than the Western ...
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    Religion in Late Modernity.Robert C. Neville - 2002 - SUNY Press.
    Religion in Late Modernity runs against the grain of common suppositions of contemporary theology and philosophy of religion. Against the common supposition that basic religious terms have no real reference but are mere functions of human need, the book presents a pragmatic theory of religious symbolism in terms of which the cognitive engagement of the Ultimate is of a piece with the cognitive engagement of nature and persons. Throughout this discussion, Neville develops a late-modern conception of God that is defensible (...)
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    Reconstruction of Thinking.Robert Cummings Neville - 1981 - State University of New York Press.
    The Renaissance development of science fulfilled the ancient ideal of integrating quantitative and qualitative thinking, but failed to recognize valuational thinking and thus deprived moral, aesthetic, and political thought of cognitive status. The task of this book is to reconstruct the concept of thinking in order to exhibit valuation, not reason, as the foundation for thinking and to integrate valuational with quantitative and qualitative modes. Part I explains the broad thesis, interpreting the problem of the foundations for thinking and providing (...)
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    The Cosmology of Freedom.Robert Cummings Neville - 1974 - State University of New York Press.
    The book shows the connections between the personal and the social dimensions of freedom, and how all the meanings of freedom are functions of the natural cosmos.
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    Nancy Frankenberry: Philosopher of Religion, Radical Empiricist, Herald of Contingency.Robert Cummings Neville - 2016 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 37 (1):5-20.
    In the 1978 volume of Process Studies, Nancy Frankenberry published an article called “The Empirical Dimension of Religious Experience” that I thought was so good that I wrote her a short fan letter about it.1 She responded by saying that she was flattered by my praise because I was a model for her younger generation. For the first time in my life I felt old. And I wasn’t yet forty. But here I am, still fully employed, presenting a long fan (...)
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    Two forms of comparative philosophy.Robert Cummings Neville - 2001 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 1 (1):1-13.
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    Ultimate Realities: A Volume in the Comparative Religious Ideas Project.Robert C. Neville - 2001 - SUNY Press.
    Explores ultimate realities in a range of world religions and discusses the issue and philosophical implications of comparison itself.
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  11. The Cosmology of Freedom.Robert C. Neville - 1974 - Zeitschrift für Philosophische Forschung 31 (2):327-329.
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  12. Reconstruction of Thinking.Robert C. Neville - 1981 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 17 (3):182-184.
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    The good is one, its manifestations many: Confucian essays on metaphysics, morals, rituals, institutions, and genders.Robert Cummings Neville - 2016 - Albany: State University of New York Press.
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    The Human Condition: A Volume in the Comparative Religious Ideas Project.Robert Cummings Neville - 2000 - SUNY Press.
    Explores the human condition in a range of world religions and discusses the issue and philosophical implications of comparison itself.
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  15. God the Creator.Robert C. Neville, Günter Biemer, James D. Hester, Robert C. Denton & Heinrich Schlier - 1970 - Religious Studies 6 (3):291-292.
  16. The Highroad around Modernism.Robert Cummings Neville - 1994 - The Personalist Forum 10 (1):51-54.
     
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  17. Religion: Philosophical Theology, Volume Three.Robert Cummings Neville - 2015 - SUNY Press.
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  18. Behind the Masks of God: An Essay Toward Comparative Theology.Robert Cummings NEVILLE - 1991 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 34 (3):181-183.
     
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    Dimensions of Contemporary Confucian Cosmopolitanism.Robert Cummings Neville - 2012 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 39 (4):594-613.
    This paper identifies five dimensions of cosmopolitanism, though doubtless there are many more: cosmopolitanism in decision making, engaging others, attaining personal wholeness, the ultimate value-identity of life, and religious sensibility. These are discussed in terms of the Confucian ideas of the “Four Beginnings,” ritual, life as cultivated education, sagehood, public versus private life, Principle, heart-mind, harmony, value, humaneness, “love with differences,” “roots and branches,” and filiality, among others. In all, it presents Confucianism as a living tradition that is facing up (...)
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    Turns of the Dao.Robert Cummings Neville - 2016 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 15 (4):499-510.
    Fifteen years after the publication of my assessment of comparative philosophy in the inaugural issue of Dao, this article comments on some of the major changes that have taken place in the field since Dao began. One of the most significant is the improvement in the conditions for Chinese philosophy in mainland China and the return of many of the original participants in Dao’s audience to positions in East Asia from earlier careers in the West. The article also surveys advances (...)
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    Plurality and Ambiguity: Hermeneutics, Religion, Hope.Robert C. Neville - 1988
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    Comments on F. Leron Shults’s “What’s the Use? Pragmatic Reflections on Neville’s Ultimates”.Robert Cummings Neville - 2015 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 36 (1):81-84.
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    New Projects in Chinese Philosophy.Robert Cummings Neville - 2010 - The Pluralist 5 (2):45-56.
    The general thesis of this article is that contemporary Chinese philosophy needs to be more creative than it is.1 It proposes eight new projects for Chinese philosophy to undertake that involve creativity. But first it asks what the term "Chinese philosophy" means in the current philosophical context.To some people, it means the tradition of philosophy in China from the ancient world of the Zhou texts, the Confucians, Daoists, and other schools, through its development up to the point where Western intellectual (...)
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    Cosmological and Ontological Contingency.Robert Cummings Neville - 2019 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 40 (1):54-56.
    Let me begin by giving preliminary definition to the two kinds of contingency named in my title, although I shall argue that the distinction between them gets too complicated to sustain in the long run. Cosmological contingency is the contingency of things within the world upon other things within the world, plus perhaps their own spontaneous creativity. Ontological contingency is the contingency of everything in the world that is determinate in any way upon an ontological ground. That ontological ground cannot (...)
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  25. Recovery of the Measure: Interpretation and Nature.Robert Cummings Neville - 1993 - Philosophy East and West 43 (2):303-311.
     
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    God the Creator; on the transcendence and presence of God.Robert C. Neville - 1968 - Chicago,: University of Chicago Press.
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    The Puritan Smile: A Look Toward Moral Reflection.Robert Cummings NEVILLE - 1987 - State University of New York Press.
    This book develops a contemporary metaphysics of morals.
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    The Tao and the Daimon: Segments of a Religious Inquiry.Robert C. Neville - 1982 - SUNY Press.
    The Tao and the Daimon examines a central theme in religious studies: the question of the authority and authenticity of traditional religious faith and practice (tao) in light of the challenge from the spirit of critical reason (Socrates' daimon). From a non-judgmental, historical standpoint, it develops the dialectical relation between religion and rational inquiry. Neville employs a philosophical system to set a task for reflection, making it possible to see how Eastern and Western religious traditions differ, overlap, contradict, and reinforce (...)
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    How Racism Should Cause Pragmatism to Change.Robert Cummings Neville - 2018 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 39 (1):53-63.
    "Racism and Anti-Blackness" in America is very bad.1 What has pragmatism had to say about this? Charles S. Peirce was a racist and thought that blacks are inferior.2 Much as most readers of this journal love him for other things, Peirce's pragmatism needs to change in this regard insofar as it bears on his racist views. A significant part of Peirce's racism came from his appreciation of science. Louis Agassiz strongly opposed Darwinian evolution and upheld racist views regarding Africans; he (...)
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    Soldier, Sage, Saint.Robert C. Neville - 1983 - Philosophy East and West 33 (2):206-207.
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    Confucianism as a world philosophy presidential address for the 8th international conference on chinese philosophy, beijing, 1993.Robert Cummings Neville - 1994 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 21 (1):5-25.
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    Metaphysics in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy.Robert Cummings Neville - 2003 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 30 (3-4):313-326.
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    Comments on George Allan’s “Neville’s Ontological Ultimate: A Bridge Too Far”.Robert Cummings Neville - 2015 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 36 (1):31-36.
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    Value and Selfhood: Pragmatism, Confucianism, and Phenomenology.Robert Cummings Neville - 2015 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 42 (1-2):197-212.
    This article articulates a dialogue between Edward Casey, Cheng Chung-ying, and me that began at the Eastern Division annual meeting in Philadelphia of the American Philosophical Association, in a session sponsored by the International Society for Chinese Philosophy. There, we read brief versions of the papers presented in this issue and commented on one another. Casey represented Continental phenomenology, Cheng the Chinese tradition as he has developed it into onto-generative hermeneutics, and I the melding of American pragmatic and Confucian traditions (...)
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  35. Existence: Philosophical Theology, Volume Two.Robert Cummings Neville - 2014 - SUNY Press.
    The second volume in a trilogy advancing a systematic philosophical theology, this book explores the realities of human existence articulated by religion. Religion, writes Robert Cummings Neville, articulates existential predicaments and provides venues for ecstatic fulfillment. Like its companion volumes treating ultimacy and religion, Existence advances a systematic philosophical theology to address first-order questions found in the array of Axial Age religions. Issues arising in the major religious traditions are explored through a complex array of philosophical approaches. This second volume (...)
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    Symbols of Jesus: A Christology of Symbolic Engagement.Robert Cummings Neville - 2001 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a systematic theology focusing on what makes Jesus important in Christianity. It studies six families of symbols about Jesus, showing how they are true for some people, not true for others, and not meaningful for a third group. Divine creation is analysed in metaphysical and symbolic terms, and religious symbolism is shown to be wholly compatible with a late-modern scientific world view. Robert Cummings Neville, a leading philosophical theologian, presents and illustrates an elaborate theory of religious symbols according (...)
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  37. A Theology Primer.Robert Cummings Neville - 1993 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 14 (3):317-326.
     
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  38. Creativity and God.Robert C. Neville - 1980
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  39. Reconstruction of Thinking.Robert C. Neville - 1981 - Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 173 (1):63-64.
     
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    Shen, Vincent, ed., Dao Companion to Classical Confucian Philosophy: Dordrecht: Springer, 2014, vi + 404 pages.Robert Cummings Neville - 2014 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 13 (3):445-449.
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    On the Importance of the Ames-Hall Collaboration.Robert Cummings Neville - 2018 - In James Behuniak (ed.), Appreciating the Chinese Difference: Engaging Roger T. Ames on Methods, Issues, and Roles. Albany: SUNY Press. pp. 47-62.
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    Chinese Philosophy in Systematic Metaphysics.Robert Cummings Neville - 2013 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 40 (S1):59-75.
    The chief problematic for contemporary systematic metaphysics is to develop categories for understanding the world as having value at the same time that it is explicable by science. Western philosophical thinking, with major exceptions, has tracked science by understanding the world to be factual but not intrinsically valuable. Chinese philosophy in all periods has understood human beings to be embedded within society which in turn is embedded within nature, all of which bear values of appropriate types. Themes in Chinese philosophy (...)
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    Naturalism: So Easily Wrong.Robert Cummings Neville - 2013 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 34 (3):199-213.
    One of the things right about naturalism as an ideology is its rejection of authoritarianism and its insistence on experiential inquiry. One of the things often wrong with some naturalist positions is their insistence that only natural science constitutes valid inquiry. Another of the things right about naturalism is its rejection of literal supernaturalism as having explanatory or hermeneutical power. And yet, one of the things often wrong with some naturalist positions is tone-deafness with respect to the symbolic power of (...)
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    Chinese Philosophy in Systematic Metaphysics.Robert Cummings Neville - 2013 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 40 (5):59-75.
    The chief problematic for contemporary systematic metaphysics is to develop categories for understanding the world as having value at the same time that it is explicable by science. Western philosophical thinking, with major exceptions, has tracked science by understanding the world to be factual but not intrinsically valuable. Chinese philosophy in all periods has understood human beings to be embedded within society which in turn is embedded within nature, all of which bear values of appropriate types. Themes in Chinese philosophy (...)
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    A Response to the End of the Bob Era.Robert Cummings Neville - 2019 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 40 (3):90-102.
    Both individually and collectively, the five essays in this groups are brilliant. Each of the authors has worked with extraordinary care and success to represent my position, and they all succeed. The essays work to expound my thought in a progressive order. Bin Song's lays out my approach to comparison, setting it within the larger whole of my philosophy. David Rohr's explores in depth my epistemology and shows its relevance to my philosophy as a whole and also to its application (...)
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  46. 1. Front Matter Front Matter (pp. i-ii).Thomas M. Alexander, Robert Cummings Neville, Raymond D. Boisvert, Jacquelyn Anne K. Kegley & Kelly Dean Jolley - 2010 - The Pluralist 5 (2).
     
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    Buddhism and the Contemporary World.John Berthrong, Robert C. Neville, Steve Odin & Nolan Pliny Jacobson - 1984 - Buddhist-Christian Studies 4:137.
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    Special Supplement: MBD, Drug Research and the Schools.Daniel Callahan, Leslie Dach, Harold Edgar, Willard Gaylin, Gerald Klerman, Ruth Macklin, Robert Michels, Robert C. Neville, David Rothman, Margaret Steinfels, Judith P. Swazey, George J. Annas, Larry Brown, Albert DiMascio, Daniel X. Freedman, George Hein, Hubert Jones, Melvin H. King, Ronald Lipman, Sheila Rothman & Robert L. Sprague - 1976 - Hastings Center Report 6 (3):1.
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    Adventures in Cross-Cultural Sensibilities: Some Recent Studies of Chinese and Comparative PhilosophyThe Art of RulershipThe Unity of Knowledge and Action: A Study in Wang Yang-Ming's Moral Psychology (1982).The Uncertain Phoenix: Adventures in Post-Cultural SensibilityThe Tao and the Daimon: Segments of a Religious InquiryChuang Tzu: World Philosopher at Play.Julia Ching, Roger T. Ames, Anthony S. Cua, David L. Hall, Robert C. Neville & Kuang-Ming Wu - 1984 - Journal of the History of Ideas 45 (3):476.
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    A Philosophy of Sacred Nature: Prospects for Ecstatic Naturalism.Robert S. Corrington, Sigridur Gudmarsdottir, Joseph M. Kramp, Wade A. Mitchell, Robert Cummings Neville, Jea Sophia Oh, Iljoon Park, Austin J. Roberts, Wesley J. Wildman, Guy Woodward & Martin O. Yalcin (eds.) - 2014 - Lanham: Lexington Books.
    This book introduces Robert Corrington’s “ecstatic naturalism,” a new perspective in understanding “sacred” nature and naturalism, and explores what can be done with this philosophical thought. This is an excellent resource for scholars of Continental philosophy, philosophy of religion, and American pragmatism.
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