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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 102.00
Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914) is een invloedrijke Amerikaanse wetenschapsfilosoof. Hij is de grondlegger het van semiotisch pragmatisme, een tegenhanger van het structuralisme van Ferdinand de Saussure.De filosofie van Peirce gaat er vanuit dat kennis over de werkelijkheid niet anders kan worden verkregen dan via tekens: de kenleer of semiotiek. Van... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 94.99
Kelly A. Parker?s and Krzysztof Piotr Skowro nsk i?s Josiah Royce for the Twenty-first Century: Historical, Ethical, and Religious Interpretations is a monumental testament to the nascent international revival of Josiah Royce?s philosophy among contemporary philosophers, especially those who are historians of late nineteenth and early twentieth... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 27.99
Charles Sanders Peirce complained that James allowed pragmatism to become 'infected' with 'seeds of death' like the idea that truth is mutable. The Truth is What Works is an attempt to defend James's pragmatic theory of truth from a wide range of critics including Peirce, Betrand Russell, Hilary Putnam, and Cornel West. Cormier runs the gauntlet of... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00
Ludwig Wittgenstein?s writings inspired contemporary philosophical thinking and advanced many issues that had been addressed by traditional philosophy. The questions raised by the Viennese philosopher initiated debates on a reconsideration of philosophical terminology. This is especially true for a term that has generated at least three... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 119.00
Since Rescher?s earliest publication of the middle 1950?s in this field, the philosophy of science has constituted one focus of his interest and preoccupation. Some dozen of Rescher?s contributions to the field are published in the present volume, and they combine to convey his favored way of blending empirical data with philosophical... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 97.00
Philosophical Deliberations continues Rescher?s longstanding practice of publishing groups of philosophical essays. Notwithstanding their thematic diversity, these discussions exhibit a uniformity of method in addressing philosophical issues and a commonality of objective: the elucidation of philosophically pivotal ideas. more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
Pets, People, and Pragmatism examines human relationships with pets without assuming that such relations are either benign or unnatural and to be avoided. The book addresses a lack of respect in pet-people relationships; for respectful relationships to be a real possibility, however, humans must make the effort to understand the beings with whom we... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99
The classical American pragmatists supplied rich resources for philosophical meditation on the nature and meaning of sport, not least of all, because of their insistence on the seamless continuity between human thought and action. Curiously, such philosophizing has been rare, the use of pragmatism for the express purpose of understanding athletic... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 31.99
Are utopian visions viable in the 21st century? Utopia has been equated, for many, with totalitarianism. Such visions are not acceptable. The loss of utopian visions altogether is also unacceptable. This book argues that American Pragmatism and Feminist theory can combine to provide a process model of utopia that pushes to build a flexible future that... more...