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Pragmatism with purpose : selected writings

Author: Peter H Hare; Joseph Palencik
Publisher: New York Fordham University Press 2015
Series: American philosophy
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Pragmatism with Purpose collects essays by the late Peter Hare, a leading proponent of the American philosophical tradition.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Hare; Joseph Palencik
ISBN: 9780823264322 0823264327
OCLC Number: 992545096
Description: xi, 325 Seiten
Contents: Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: Present at the End? Who Will Be There When the Last Stone Is Thrown? Vincent Colapietro Autobiographical Occasions A Brief Autobiography, -- Editing American Philosophy, -- Reflections on the Career of John J. McDermot, Part I: Ethics of Belief 1. The Right and Duty to Will to Believe (with Peter Kauber) 2. William James, Dickinson Miller and C. J. Ducasse on the Ethics of Belief (with Edward H. Madden) 3. Problems and Prospects in the Ethics of Belief Part II: Reflections on Classical Pragmatism 4. A Critical Appraisal of James's View of Causality (with Edward H. Madden) 5. In Memoriam: Frederic Harold Young (1905-2003) and the Founding of the Peirce Society 6. The American Philosophical Tradition as Progressively Enriched Naturalism Part III: Naturalism, Holism, Contextualism 7. Propositions and Adverbial Metaphysics 8. Thickening Holistic Pragmatism Part IV: Religion 9. On the Difficulty of Evading the Problem of Evil (with Edward H. Madden) 10. Religion and Analytic Naturalism 11. Buchler's Ordinal Metaphysics and Process Theology (with John Ryder) Part V: Philosophy, Past, Present, and Future 12. Neglected American Philosophers in the History of Interactionism (with John Lincourt) 13. The Future of American Philosophy Part VI: Poetry 14. What Are Poets for? Contextualism and Pragmatism 15. Misunderstandings between Poet and Philosopher: Wallace Stevens and Paul Weiss 16. Deep Conceptual Play in William James Part VII: Social Critique 17. Reflections on Civil Disobedience (with Edward H. Madden) 18. The American Mind 19. The Death Penalty Debate: A Humanist's Understanding of America's Social Problems 20.Values of the American Intellectual Class Notes Index
Series Title: American philosophy
Responsibility: Peter Hare ; edited by Joseph Palencik, Douglas R. Anderson, and Steven A. Miller.


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"For forty years, Peter Hare was an acknowledged leader of a loose assembly of driven scholars marginalized by dominant philosophical cliques caring little for philosophy originating in America. Read more...

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