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Values and value theory in twentieth-century America : essays in honor of Elizabeth Flower

Author: Elizabeth Flower; Murray G Murphey; Ivar E Berg
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features essays on moral philosophy written in honor of Elizabeth Flower's retirement.

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Genre/Form: Festschriften
Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: John Dewey; Elizabeth Flower; Elizabeth Flower; John Dewey; Elizabeth Flower; Elizabeth Flower; Elizabeth Flower
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Flower; Murray G Murphey; Ivar E Berg
ISBN: 0877225575 9780877225577
OCLC Number: 17353983
Description: vi, 301 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The concept of value and its travels in twentieth-century America / Abraham Edel --
Whatever happened to pragmatism? / Robert Schwartz --
John Dewey and the Founding Fathers / R.W. Sleeper --
Dewey and the class struggle / Peter Manicas --
Dewey, inquiry, and problem-solving / Finbarr W. O'Connor --
The gamble for excellence : John Dewey's pedagogy of experience / John J. McDermott --
Thorstein Veblen : instinctive values and evoutionary science / Murray G. Murphey --
The 'two cultures" and the modern imagination / Leon Edel --
Truths of fiction : value as metaphor in modern literature / Chaim Potok --
Rationality, ritual, and relativism / Lawrence Foster --
A limited defense of the national interest / Robert L. Simon --
Teaching "ethics in business" : leave it to Sisyphus / Ivar Berg --
Computers at school? / Israel Scheffler --
Dirty hands / Joseph Margolis.
Responsibility: edited by Murray G. Murphey and Ivar Berg.

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"This volume is a timely response to Allan Bloom's phenomenally successful book, The Closing of the American Mind. These essays are evidence that there are vigorous academic intellects in the United Read more...

 
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