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A philosophy of culture : the case for holistic pragmatism

Author: Morton White
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2002.
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In this book, one of America's leading philosophers offers a sweeping reconsideration of the philosophy of culture in the twentieth century. Morton White argues that the discipline is much more important than is often recognized, and that his version of holistic pragmatism can accommodate its breadth. Going beyond Quine's dictum that philosophy of science is philosophy enough, White suggests that it should contain  Read more...
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White, Morton Gabriel, 1917-
Philosophy of culture.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002023664
(OCoLC)49226206
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Morton White
ISBN: 9781400825356 1400825350 0691096562 9780691096568 9780691123981 0691123985
OCLC Number: 437267832
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 193 pages)
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