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Pragmatism

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  • 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...

  • Experience and Experimental Writingby Paul Grimstad

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 28.99 US$ 24.93

    The book traces connections between the literary experiments of Emerson, Poe, Melville, and Henry James, and the emergence of classical American pragmatism. The argument is that the earlier writers' experiments at the level of compositional method and literary form model and prefigure the idea, central to pragmatism, that experience is not a matter... 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...

  • The Normative and the Naturalby Michael P. Wolf; Jeremy Randel Koons

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 100.99

    Drawing on a rich pragmatist tradition, this book offers an account of the different kinds of ?oughts?, or varieties of normativity, that we are subject to contends that there is no conflict between normativity and the world as science describes it.  The authors argue that normative claims aim to evaluate, to urge us to do or not do something,... more...

  • Le Pragmatisme américain et anglaisby Emmanuel Leroux; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le pragmatisme s'est présenté lui-même très souvent comme une réaction contre les tendances maîtresses des systèmes qui l'ont précédé. Pour bien comprendre le sens et la portée de ce mouvement, il importe donc de considérer tout d'abord les doctrines, et particulièrement les théories de la connaissance qui ont, à partir de 1870 environ,... more...

  • The Timeliness of George Herbert Meadby Hans Joas; Daniel R. Huebner

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    George Herbert Mead is widely considered one of the most influential American philosophers of the twentieth century, and his work remains vibrant and relevant to many areas of scholarly inquiry today. The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead brings together a range of scholars who provide detailed analyses of Mead?s importance to innovative fields... more...

  • Becoming John Deweyby Thomas Dalton

    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...

  • Surrogatesby Paul Weiss

    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...

  • Science and Partial Truthby Newton C. A. da Costa; Steven French

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    In the past thirty years, two fundamental issues have emerged in the philosophy of science. One concerns the appropriate attitude we should take towards scientific theories--whether we should regard them as true or merely empirically adequate, for example. The other concerns the nature of scientific theories and models and how these might best be represented.In... more...

  • A Philosophy of Cultureby Morton White

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    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...