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Reconstructing individualism : a pragmatic tradition from Emerson to Ellison

Author: James M Albrecht
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2012.
Series: American philosophy series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Explores the theories of democratic individualism articulated in the works of the American transcendentalist writer Ralph Waldo Emerson, pragmatic philosophers William James and John Dewey, and African-American novelist and essayist Ralph Ellison"--
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Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; William James; John Dewey; Ralph Ellison
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James M Albrecht
ISBN: 9780823242092 0823242099
OCLC Number: 748331391
Description: xii, 376 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : "Individualism has never been tried": toward a pragmatic individualism --
Pt. 1. Emerson --
What's the use of reading Emerson pragmatically?: the example of William James --
"Let us have worse cotton and better men": Emerson's ethics of self-culture --
Pt. 2. Pragmatism: James and Dewey --
"Moments in the world's salvation": James's pragmatic individualism --
Character and community: Dewey's model of moral selfhood --
"The local is the ultimate universal": Dewey on reconstructing individuality and community --
Pt. 3. A tragic-comic ethics in the Emersonian vein: Kenneth Burke and Ralph Ellison --
"Saying 'yes' and saying 'no'": individualist ethics in Ellison and Burke.
Series Title: American philosophy series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: James M. Albrecht.

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Argues that our conceptions of individualism have remained trapped within the assumptions of classic liberalism. This title traces an alternative genealogy of individualist ethics in four major  Read more...

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"Albrecht does a very good job of treating Emerson convincingly as a pragmatist precursor without losing sight of the complexity of Emerson's own prose and interpretive frames."-Joseph M. Thomas, Read more...

 
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