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Pragmatism

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  • Kritik der praktischen Vernunftby Immanuel Kant; Horst D Brandt; Heiner Klemme

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2003; US$ 9.54

    In der "Kritik der praktischen Vernunft" (1787) begründet Kant seinen wohl bekanntesten Lehrsatz, den Kategorischen Imperativ: "Handle so, daß die Maxime deines Willens jederzeit zugleich als Prinzip einer allgemeinen Gesetzgebung gelten könne". Das Bewußtsein dieses Grundgesetzes der praktischen Vernunft ist nach Kant ein "Faktum... more...

  • The Essential Peirceby Peirce Edition Project

    Indiana University Press 1998; US$ 24.99

    Praise for Volume 1: "... a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces.... all the Peirce most people will ever need." ?Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books Volume 2 of this convenient two-volume chronological reader?s edition provides the first comprehensive anthology of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders... more...

  • Action in Contextby Anton Leist

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00

    The book illustrates the concept of action in three different contexts - the justification of actions, people?s life history, and pragmatism. Because of its comprehensive view, this volume marks a departure from the atomistic approach of action theory. This in itself raises a number of questions, which the ten contributors to this volume... more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Pragmatismby Maurice Hamington; Celia Bardwell-Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    The notion of "feminist pragmatism" or "pragmatist feminism" has been around since Charlene Haddock Seigfried introduced it two decades ago. However, the bulk of the work in this field has been directed toward recovering the feminist strain of classical American philosophy, largely through renewed interest in the work of Jane Addams. This exploration... more...

  • Körper-Bewusstseinby Richard Shusterman; Heidi Salaverria

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2012; US$ 18.13

    Die Lebens- und Erfahrungsbedingungen zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts sind zunehmend gekennzeichnet von Aufmerksamkeitsproblemen, Überreizung und Stress. Gleichzeitig sind wir überall mit Körperbildern konfrontiert, die von uns die Zurichtung und Anpassung unseres Leibes an die Bedingungen der Hochleitungsgesellschaft verlangen. Der Philosophie werden... more...

  • Community As Healingby Micah D. Hester

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 25.99

    Starting from the insights of classical American pragmatism, this book argues for a higher notion of the relationship between individuals and their communities. This newly enriched notion supports a more participatory engagement between physicians and patients which takes ethical medicine to be a community of healing enjoyed by health care professionals... more...

  • William James in Focusby William J. Gavin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    William James (1842-1910) is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest"... more...

  • Science and the Pursuit of Wisdomby Leemon McHenry

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    Nicholas Maxwell's provocative and highly-original philosophy of science urges a revolution in academic inquiry affecting all branches of learning, so that the single-minded pursuit of knowledge is replaced with the aim of helping people realize what is of value in life and make progress toward a more civilized world.  This volume of essays... more...

  • Ästhetik nach Wittgensteinby Yves Bossart

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    Why does something please us? Is there right and wrong in aesthetics? What is the value of art? What do philosophical and aesthetic problems have in common? Wittgenstein worked intensively on these and other questions and wrote of the ?strange resemblance? between aesthetics and philosophy. This study shows how Wittgenstein?s arguments... more...

  • Alfred North Whiteheadby François Beets; Michel Dupuis; Michel Weber

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 126.00

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