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The relevance of Royce

Author: Kelly A Parker
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2014.
Series: American philosophy series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
This collection represents the rediscovery of Josiah Royce's rich legacy that has occurred over the past decade.The first part presents a series of historical explorations. The second takes up practical extensions of Royce's work, bringing his ideas and methods to bear on contemporary philosophical matters. Among the topics addressed are the paradoxes of individualism; loyalty, democracy, and community; Royce's  Read more...

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Named Person: Josiah Royce; Josiah Royce; Josiah Royce
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly A Parker
ISBN: 9780823255283 082325528X
OCLC Number: 867769608
Description: 327 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : The continuing relevance of Josiah Royce / Kelly A. Parker and Jason Bell? --
Part I. Historical explorations. Josiah Royce : alive and well / John J. McDermott --
A report on the recent "dig" into Royce's MSS in the Harvard Archives / Frank M. Oppenheim, S.J., Dawn Aberg, and John J. Kaag --
Goodbye, idealist consensus; hello, new realism! / Dwayne Tunstall --
On four originators of transatlantic phenomenology : Josiah Royce, Edmund Husserl, William Hocking, Winthrop Bell / Jason Bell --
Loyalty, friendship, and truth : the influence of Aristotle on the philosophy of Josiah Royce / Mathew A. Foust and Melissa Shew --
Complex negation, necessity, and logical magic / Randall E. Auxier --
Race, culture, and pluralism : royce's logical "primitives" / Scott L. Pratt --
Part II. Practical Extensions. Individuals ain't ones : who we are in Royce's world / Douglas R. Anderson --
Racism, race, and Josiah Royce : exactly what shall we say / Jacquelyn Ann K. Kegley --
Enlightened provincialism, open-ended communities, and loyalty-loving individuals : Royce's progressive prescription for democratic cultural transformation / Judith M. Green --
Josiah Royce and the redemption of American Individualism / Richard P. Mullin --
Royce's relevance for intrafaith dialogue / Frank M. Oppenheim, S.J. --
Necessary error : Josiah Royce, communities of interpretation, and feminist epistemology / Kara Barnette --
Communities in pursuit of community / Mary B. Mahowald.
Series Title: American philosophy series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: edited by Kelly A. Parker, Jason Bell.


The chapters, written by leading experts on American philosophy, reexamine Josiah Royce's work as a resource for contemporary thought. Themes include: metaphysics, phenomenology, logic; problems of  Read more...


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