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Pragmatism

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  • 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...

  • Doubt, Ethics and Religionby Luigi Perissinotto; Vicente SanfÚlix

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    This book explores Wittgenstein's conception of ethics, religion and philosophy. It aims at providing us with the tools necessary for assessing to what extent the Austrian philosopher can be considered an anti-Enlightenment thinker. The articles collected in this volume explore the relationship between Wittgenstein's thought and that of several authors... more...

  • La science et le monde moderne d'Alfred North Whitehead?by Michel Weber; Franšois Beets; Michel Dupuis

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 154.00

    The second international Chromatiques whiteheadiennes conference was devoted exclusively to the exegesis and contextualization of Whitehead's Science and the Modern World (1925). In order to elucidate the meaning and significance of this epoch-making work, the Proceedings are designed to form "companion" volume. With one paper devoted to each of its... 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...

  • John Rawls: Politischer Liberalismusby Otfried H÷ffe

    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 in this ?Presenting the Classics? book provide systematic interpretations of the work by internationally renowned researchers and, at the same... more...

  • Richard J. Bernstein and the Pragmatist Turn in Contemporary Philosophyby Judith M. Green

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Richard J. Bernstein, who has played a leading role in "the pragmatist turn" in contemporary philosophy, replies to twelve younger critics in a lively conversation about pragmatism's past, present, and future as a guiding paradigm for philosophy and related fields. more...

  • Deleuze and Pragmatismby Simone Bignall; Sean Bowden; Paul Patton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This collection brings together the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and the rich tradition of American pragmatist thought, taking seriously the commitment to pluralism at the heart of both. Contributors explore in novel ways Deleuze?s explicit references to pragmatism, and examine the philosophical significance of a number of points at which Deleuze?s... more...

  • Taking Evil Seriouslyby Sami Pihlstr÷m

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    While moral philosophy has traditionally been understood as an examination of the good life, this book argues that ethical inquiry should, rather, begin from an examination of evil and other 'negative' moral concepts, such as guilt and suffering. more...

  • Believing Against the Evidenceby Miriam Schleifer McCormick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The question of whether it is ever permissible to believe on insufficient evidence has once again become a live question. Greater attention is now being paid to practical dimensions of belief, namely issues related to epistemic virtue, doxastic responsibility, and voluntarism. In this book, McCormick argues that the standards used to evaluate... 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...