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Pragmatism and Classical American Philosophy Essential Readings and Interpretive Essays by John Stuhr
  

Pragmatism and Classical American Philosophy Essential Readings and Interpretive Essays

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Pragmatism and Classical American Philosophy Essential Readings and Interpretive Essays by John Stuhr

Here, in a single volume, is a comprehensive and definitive account of pragmatism and classical American philosophy. Pragmatism and Classical American Philosophy, now revised and expanded in this second edition, presents the essential writings of the major philosophers of this tradition: Charles S. Peirce, William James, Josiah Royce, George Santayana, John Dewey, and George Herbert Mead. Illuminating introductory essays, written especially for this volume by distinguished scholars of American philosophy, provide biographical and cultural context as well as original critical and interpretive perspectives. This edition also includes all new selections and interpretive essays that situate pragmatism and classical American philosophy in a wider American philosphical context, including: Ralph Waldo Emerson and transcendentalism; Jane Addams, feminism, and writings of American women; Borden Parker Bowne, personalism, and idealism; Alain Locke and Afro-American thought; and John Herman Randall, Jr., nationalism and realism. Up-to-date suggestions for further reading will benefit both introductory and advanced readers. This American intellectual tradition speaks insightfully, creatively, and critically to our contemporary global society and its pressing problems. In unmatched quality and quantity, Pragmatism and Classical American Philosophy provides the resources necessary to understand and act on these insights.

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Publication date

1st August 1999

Author

John Stuhr

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Publisher

Oxford University Press Inc

Format

Hardback
720 pages

Categories

History of Western philosophy

ISBN

9780195118292

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