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Pragmatism

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  • Deweyby Steven Fesmire

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    John Dewey (1859 - 1952) was the dominant voice in American philosophy through the World Wars, the Great Depression, and the nascent years of the Cold War. With a professional career spanning three generations and a profile that no public intellectual has operated on in the U.S. since, Dewey's biographer Robert Westbrook accurately describes him as... more...

  • Het semiotisch pragmatisme van Charles S. Peirceby Hans van Driel

    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...

  • The Truth Is What Worksby Harvey Cormier

    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...

  • Studies in the Philosophy of Scienceby Nicholas Rescher

    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 theorizing. more...

  • Philosophical Deliberationsby Nicholas Rescher

    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...

  • Pets, People, and Pragmatismby Erin McKenna

    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...

  • Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Sportby John Kaag; Douglas Anderson; Richard Lally

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99

    The contributors to Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Sport argue that American pragmatism is particularly well suited analyze the experience and development of sport activities. This volume will be a valuable resource in any philosophy of sport class (undergraduate or graduate) or in a course on pragmatism; it will also be appropriate for kinesiology... more...

  • The Task of Utopiaby Erin McKenna

    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...

  • George Santayana at 150by Matthew C. Flamm; Giuseppe Patella; Jennifer A. Rea; Jose Beltran; Michael Brodrick; Martin A. Coleman; Cayetano Estebanez; Michael P. Hodges; John Lachs; Daniel Moreno; Charles Padron; Daniel Pinkas; Herman Saatkamp; Krzysztof Piotr Skowronski; Glenn Tiller; Leonarda Vaiana; Amparo Zacares

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 94.99

    Santayana at 150: International Interpretations is an anthology gathering seventeen scholar?s essays on the thought and life of Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana. Themes considered include: materialism, naturalistic ethics, aesthetics, and cosmopolitanism. This volume marks the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of Santayana?s birth.... more...

  • John Rawls: Politischer Liberalismusby Otfried Höffe

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    John Rawls?s second major work, Political Liberalism (1993), is devoted to the question of how a liberal society can arrive at a consensus regarding questions of justice given its societal pluralism. The essays provide systematic interpretations of the work by internationally renowned researchers and, at the same time, examine the broad scope of Rawls?s... more...