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Pragmatism

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  • A Search for Unity in Diversityby James A. Good

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 41.99

    A Search for Unity in Diversity examines the traditional readings of John Dewey's relationship to Hegel and demonstrates that Dewey's later pragmatism was a development of the historicist/humanistic Hegel, rather than a turning away from Hegelian philosophy. more...

  • Illustrations of the Logic of Scienceby Cornelis de Waal; Charles Sanders Peirce

    Open Court 2014; US$ 59.99

    Charles Peirce?s Illustrations of the Logic of Science is an early work in the philosophy of science and the official birthplace of pragmatism. It contains Peirce?s two most influential papers: The Fixation of Belief? and How to Make Our Ideas Clear,? as well as discussions on the theory of probability, the ground of induction, the relation between... more...

  • 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...

  • Pragmatism and the Search for Coherence in Neuroscienceby Jay Schulkin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    We have known for over a thousand years that the brain underlies behavioral expression, but effective scientific study of the brain is only very recent. Two things converge in this book: a great respect for neuroscience and its many variations, and a sense of investigation and inquiry demythologized. Think of it as foraging for coherence. more...

  • Pragmatism and the Search for Coherence in Neuroscienceby Jay Schulkin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    We have known for over a thousand years that the brain underlies behavioral expression, but effective scientific study of the brain is only very recent. Two things converge in this book: a great respect for neuroscience and its many variations, and a sense of investigation and inquiry demythologized. Think of it as foraging for coherence. more...

  • Intentionality and the Myths of the Givenby Carl B Sachs

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Intentionality is one of the central problems of modern philosophy. How can a thought, action or belief be about something? Sachs draws on the work of Wilfrid Sellars, C I Lewis and Maurice Merleau-Ponty to build a new theory of intentionality that solves many of the problems faced by traditional conceptions. more...

  • Richard Rorty, Liberalism and Cosmopolitanismby David E McClean

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Richard Rorty was one of the most controversial and influential philosophers of the late twentieth century. McClean re-evaluates Rorty?s work in the light of his liberal cosmopolitan outlook, showing how it can be applied to a range of social and political issues. more...

  • William James, Pragmatism, and American Cultureby Deborah Whitehead

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    William James, Pragmatism, and American Culture focuses on the work of William James and the relationship between the development of pragmatism and its historical, cultural, and political roots in 19th-century America. Deborah Whitehead reads pragmatism through the intersecting themes of narrative, gender, nation, politics, and religion. As she considers... more...

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Musicby Jonathan Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is the case, with important consequences for understanding... more...

  • Pragmatic Modernismby Lisi Schoenbach

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65

    Pragmatic Modernism traces an alternative strain of modernism influenced by pragmatist philosophy and characterized by its commitment to gradualism, continuity, and habit rather than spectacular events and radical rupture. Through original readings of Gertrude Stein, Henry James, Marcel Proust, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., this study rediscovers... more...