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Sidney Hook on pragmatism, democracy, and freedom : the essential essays

Author: Sidney Hook; Robert B Talisse; Robert Tempio
Publisher: Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 2002.
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"Sidney Hook on Pragmatism, Democracy, and Freedom collects twenty-five of Hook's most incisive essays in political philosophy, written throughout his lengthy career. Clustered into five main sections, the essays discuss pragmatism and naturalism, Marx and Marxism, democratic theory, democratic practice, and the defense of a free society."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989.
Sidney Hook on pragmatism, democracy, and freedom.
Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 2002
(OCoLC)606916863
Online version:
Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989.
Sidney Hook on pragmatism, democracy, and freedom.
Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 2002
(OCoLC)607799575
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Hook; Robert B Talisse; Robert Tempio
ISBN: 1591020220 9781591020226
OCLC Number: 50559672
Description: 456 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Alan Ryan --
Editors' Introduction: The Legacy of Sidney Hook --
Philosophical Contexts: Pragmatism and Naturalism --
Experimental Naturalism --
Naturalism and First Principles --
Pragmatism and the Tragic Sense of Life --
The Place of Reason in an Age of Conflict --
Studies in Marx and Marxism --
Communism without Dogmas --
What Is Living and Dead in Marxism --
Karl Marx versus the Communist Movement --
The Cult of Revolution --
Democratic Theory --
Naturalism and Democracy --
The Philosophical Heritage of the Atlantic Democracies --
Conflicts in Ways of Belief --
The Democratic Way of Life --
The Ethics of Controversy --
The Degradation of the Word --
Democratic Practice --
Democracy and Social Protest: Neither Blind Obedience nor Uncivil Disobedience --
Are There Limits to Freedom of Expression? --
The War against the Democratic Process --
Education and Creative Intelligence --
A Critique of Conservatism --
In Defense of a Free Society --
Education in Defense of a Free Society --
The Principles and Problems of Academic Freedom --
In Defense of the Cold War: Neither Red nor Dead --
Human Rights and Social Justice --
Toward Greater Equality --
The Intellectual in America.
Responsibility: edited by Robert B. Talisse and Robert Tempio ; foreword by Alan Ryan.

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"Sidney Hook on Pragmatism, Democracy, and Freedom collects twenty-five of Hook's most incisive essays in political philosophy, written throughout his lengthy career. Clustered into five main sections, the essays discuss pragmatism and naturalism, Marx and Marxism, democratic theory, democratic practice, and the defense of a free society."--Jacket.

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