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Companion to pragmatism

Author: John R Shook
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2005.
Series: Blackwell companions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comprising of 38 newly commissioned essays, this text provides comprehensive coverage of pragmatism. It provides in-depth coverage of classical figures and their philosophies as well as pragmatism as a living force in philosophy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Shook
ISBN: 1405116218 9781405116213
OCLC Number: 61478335
Description: 448 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of Contributors. Preface. Notes on Abbreviations. Introduction: Pragmatism, Retrospective, and Prospective: Joseph Margolis (Temple University). Section I: Major Figures. 1. Charles Sanders Peirce: Vincent Colapietro (Pennsylvania State University). 2. William James: Ellen Kappy Suckiel (University of California, Santa Cruz). 3. F. C. S. Schiller and European Pragmatists: John Shook (Oklahoma State University). 4. John Dewey: Philip W. Jackson (University of Chicago). 5. George H. Mead: Gary Cook (Beloit College). 6. Jane Addams: Marilyn Fischer (University of Dayton). 7. Alain Locke: Leonard Harris (Purdue University). 8. C. I. Lewis: Murray Murphey (University of Pennsylvania). 9. W. V. Quine: Roger Gibson (Washington University). 10. Hilary Putnam: Harvey Cormier (SUNY at Stony Brook). 11. Jurgen Habermas: Joseph Heath (University of Toronto). 12. Richard Rorty: Kai Nielsen (Concordia University). Section II: Transforming Philosophy. 13. Not Cynicism, but Synechism: Lessons From Peirce: Susan Haack (University of Miami). 14. Peirce and Cartesian Rationalism: Douglas Anderson (Pennsylvania State University). 15. James, Empiricism, and Absolute Idealism: Timothy Sprigge (University of Edinburgh). 16. Hegel and Realism: Kenneth Westphal (University of East Anglia). 17. Dewey, Dualism, and Naturalism: Tom Alexander (Southern Illinois University at Carbondale). 18. Expressivism and Mead's Social Self: Mitchell Aboulafia (Pennsylvania State University). 19. Marxism and Critical Theory: Paulo Ghiraldelli, Jr. (Santa Marcelina College of Arts, Brazil). 20. Philosophical Hermeneutics: David Vessey (University of Chicago). 21. Analytic Philosophy: Bjorn T. Ramberg (University of Oslo). 22. Feminism: Shannon Sullivan (Pennsylvania State University). 23. Pluralism, Relativism, and Historicism: Joseph Margolis (Temple University). 24. Experience as Freedom: John McDermott (Texas A&M University). Section III: Culture and Nature. 25. Pragmatism as Anti-Authoritarianism: Richard Rorty (Stanford University). 26. Intelligence and Ethics: Hilary Putnam (Harvard University). 27. Democracy and Value Inquiry: Ruth Anna Putnam (Wellesley College). 28. Liberal Democracy: Robert Westbrook (University of Rochester). 29. Pluralism and Deliberative Democracy: Judith Green (Fordham University). 30. Philosophy as Education: Jim Garrison (Virginia Tech University). 31. Creativity and Society: Hans Joas (Universitat Erfurt) and Erkki Kilpinen (University of Helsinki). 32. Religious Empiricism and Naturalism: Nancy Frankenberry (Dartmouth College). 33. Aesthetics: Richard Shusterman (Florida Atlantic University). 34. Aesthetic Experience and the Neurobiology of Inquiry: Jay Schulkin (Georgetown University). 35. Cognitive Science: Mark Johnson (University of Oregon). 36. Inquiry, Deliberation, and Method: Isaac Levi (Columbia University). 37. Pragmatic Idealism and Metaphysical Realism: Nicholas Rescher (University of Pittsburgh). 38. Scientific Realism, Antirealism, and Empiricism: Cheryl Misak (University of Toronto). Name Index. Subject Index
Series Title: Blackwell companions to philosophy.
Responsibility: John R. Shook.

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