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The drama of possibility : experience as philosophy of culture

Author: John J McDermott; Douglas R Anderson; American Council of Learned Societies
Publisher: New York Fordham University Press ©2007
Series: American philosophy series; Fordham American philosophy; ACLS Humanities E-Book
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John J McDermott; Douglas R Anderson; American Council of Learned Societies
ISBN: 9780823226627 082322662X
OCLC Number: 1241676289
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 495-555) and index.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (ix, 564 Seiten)
Contents: An American angle of vision --
Poem : roots/edges --
Threadbare crape : reflections on the American strand --
An American angle of vision, part 1 --
An American angle of vision, part 2 --
Spires of influence : the importance of Emerson for classical American philosophy --
Josiah Royce's philosophy of the community : danger of the detached individual --
Possibility or else! : the philosophy of William James --
Environing --
Poem : professional tin cup --
A relational world : the significance of the thought of William James and John Dewey for global culture --
Nature nostalgia and the city : an American dilemma --
Space, time, and touch : philosophical dimensions of urban consciousness --
Glass without feet : dimensions of urban aesthetics --
Turning --
Poem : waiting --
Why bother : is life worth living? : experience as pedagogical --
Ill-at-ease : the natural travail of ontological disconnectedness --
"Turning" backward : the erosion of moral sensibility --
The inevitability of our own death : the celebration of time as a prelude to disaster --
Isolation as starvation : John Dewey and a philosophy of the handicapped --
Bequeathing --
Poem : deadlines --
Hast any philosophy in thee, shepherd? --
The cultural immortality of philosophy as human drama --
To be human is to humanize : a radically empirical aesthetic --
Experience grows by its edges : a phenomenology of relations in an American philosophical vein --
The aesthetic drama of the ordinary --
Teaching --
Poem : lurking --
The gamble for excellence : John Dewey's pedagogy of experience --
Liberty and order in the educational anthropology of Maria Montessori --
The erosion of face-to-face pedagogy : a jeremiad --
Cultural literacy : a time for a new curriculum --
Trumping cynicism with imagination.
Series Title: American philosophy series; Fordham American philosophy; ACLS Humanities E-Book
Responsibility: John J. McDermott ; edited by Douglas R. Anderson.

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