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Pragmatism

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  • 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

    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...

  • The Art of Travelby Alain De Botton

    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...

  • A Philosophy of Cultureby Morton White

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95

    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...

  • Rescuing Deweyby Manicas

    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...

  • Pragmatism and the Reflective Lifeby Stuart Rosenbaum

    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...

  • 100 Years of Pragmatismby John J. Stuhr

    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...

  • Pragmatism's Advantageby Joseph Margolis

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    Pragmatism's Advantage is a highly original reading of the contemporary interplay between pragmatism and continental European philosophy based on an unexpectedly inventive union of Hegelian and Darwinian themes. more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism, 4:02by John R. Shook; Paulo Ghiraldelli

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 36.40

    ontemporary Pragmatism is an interdisciplinary, international journal for discussions of applying pragmatism, broadly understood, to today's issues. CP will consider articles about pragmatism written from the standpoint of any tradition and perspective. CP especially seeks original explorations and critiques of pragmatism, and also of pragmatism's... more...