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Geschichte der Philosophie Bd. 11: Die Philosophie des ausgehenden 19. und des 20. Jahrhunderts 1: Pragmatismus und analytische PhilosophieC.H. Beck 2014; US$ 22.50
Der Band bietet eine einführende und zugleich kritische Darstellung zweier der lebendigsten philosophischen Strömungen des letzten Jahrhunderts, vor allem in dessen erster Hälfte: der analytischen Philosophie und des amerikanischen Pragmatismus. In Teil I werden Autoren wie Bolzano, Brentano oder Mach besprochen, bei denen Ansätze der analytischen... more...
- 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...
- transcript 2014; US$ 51.45
Was ist der politische cash value von Richard Rortys Neopragmatismus? Dieses Buch wendet die pragmatische Methode auf Rortys Denken selbst an und fragt u.a.: Ist die Figur der liberalen Ironikerin, die eine pragmatisch-kommunitaristische Verabschiedung des Begründungsproblems verkörpert, überzeugend? In dieser ersten umfassenden deutschsprachigen Monografie... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 36.00
As one of America's "public intellectuals," John Dewey was engaged in a lifelong struggle to understand the human mind and the nature of human inquiry. According to Thomas C. Dalton, the successful pursuit of this mission demanded that Dewey become more than just a philosopher; it compelled him to become ... more...
- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 27.95
Surrogates introduces an important new philosophic topic: the pervasive ways that things stand for one another in nature and human experience. Going beyond semiotic theory, Paul Weiss interprets surrogacy in terms of metaphysical, epistemological, ethical, and religious dimensions of life, integrating... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life , de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and the value of noticing everything from a seascape in Barbados to... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 28.95
In this book, one of America's leading philosophers offers a sweeping reconsideration of the philosophy of culture in the twentieth century. Morton White argues that the discipline is much more important than is often recognized, and that his version of holistic pragmatism can accommodate its breadth. Going beyond Quine's dictum that philosophy of... more...
- Lexington Books 1955; US$ 99.99
This volume rescues an often misunderstood, underappreciated, and radical John Dewey. It centers on his rejection of traditional epistemology for his original and powerful view of 'logic' with serious implications for general philosophy, the philosophy of the human sciences, including psychology, and the philosophy of democracy. more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 32.99
Pragmatism and the Reflective Life explains the moral perspective embedded in the pragmatist tradition of American philosophy and offers pragmatist moral thought as an alternative to analytic moral theory. By contrasting the commitments of pragmatism with most Western philosophical traditions, this book brings into focus the inclusive idealism that... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20
William James claimed that his Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking would prove triumphant and epoch-making. Today, after more than 100 years, how is pragmatism to be understood? What has been its cultural and philosophical impact? Is it a crucial resource for current problems and for... more...