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    University of South Carolina Press 2012; US$ 48.99

    An innovative approach to Dewey's view of rhetoric as art, revealing an "ontology of becoming" more...

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    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture provides an initial, minimal, and original analysis of the concept of uniquely enlanguaged cultures of the human world and of the distinctive metaphysical features of whatever belongs to the things of that world: preeminently, persons, language, actions, artworks, products, history, practices, institutions, and norms.... more...

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    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In our current social landscape, moral questions?about economic disparity, disadvantaging biases, and scarcity?are rightly receiving attention with a sense of urgency. This book argues that classical pragmatism offers a compelling and useful account of our engagement with moral life. The key arguments are first, that a broader reading of the pragmatist... more...

  • Rationality and Cognitionby Nenad Miscevic

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 42.95

    Cognitive science has posed some radical challenges to philosophy in recent years, particularly in the study of the cognitive activities and capacities of individuals. In this book Nenad Mis̆c̆ević defends naturalistic rationalism against recent relativist attacks. more...

  • Rationality Reconsideredby Astrid Wagner; José María Ariso

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    The topic of rationality is treated in a perspective that integrates elements of philosophy of language, ratiovitalism, phenomenology, pragmatism, and philosophy of life. The approach is inspired by Ortega y Gasset and Wittgenstein. The contributions focus on: dynamics of belief and knowledge, the role of world-pictures and forms of life,... more...

  • Pragmatism, Nation, and Raceby Chad Kautzer; Eduardo Mendieta

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Pragmatism has been called "the chief glory of our country's intellectual tradition" by its supporters and "a dog's dinner" by its detractors. While acknowledging pragmatism's direct ties to American imperialism and expansionism, Chad Kautzer, Eduardo Mendieta, and the contributors to this volume consider the role pragmatism plays, for better or worse,... more...

  • The Wisdom of George Santayanaby Philosophical Library

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99

      A survey of the influential?and prolific?modern philosopher   In dozens of books, magazine articles, and essays, George Santayana infused his philosophy with exquisite language, wit, and subtle humor, prompting one authority to state that he ?writes philosophy more beautifully than any other thinker since Plato.?   The Wisdom of George... more...

  • Knowledge and Inquiryby Erik J. Olsson

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    The essays in this volume contribute substantially to the understanding of Isaac Levi's work. more...

  • The Philosophy of William Jamesby Donald A. Crosby

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99

    This book focuses on William James' philosophy as it relates to his conceptions of ordinary experience, the respective natures of self and the world, and the interrelations of these three things. more...

  • An Idealistic Pragmatismby M.B. Mahowald

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    When I first became acquainted with the thought of the American philoso­ pher Josiah Royce, two factors particularly intrigued me. The first was Royce's claim that the notion of community was his main metaphysical tenet; the second was his close association with the two American pragmatists, Charles Sanders Peirce and William James. Regarding the first... more...