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Pragmatism

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  • F.C.S. Schiller and the Dawn of Pragmatismby Mark J. Porrovecchio

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 109.99

    Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1864?1937) was the foremost first generation British pragmatist; he is also the most overlooked pragmatist. F. C. S. Schiller and the Dawn of Pragmatism: The Rhetoric of a Philosophical Rebel , by Mark J. Porrovecchio, provides the first comprehensive examination of his philosophical career, examining the rhetorical... more...

  • Contemporary Feminist Pragmatismby Maurice Hamington; Celia Bardwell-Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00

    This interdisciplinary collection of original essays explores the present implications of feminism and pragmatism for theory, policy, and action. This is the first book-length work to address the modern significance of the nexus of feminism and pragmatism. more...

  • Community As Healingby Micah D. Hester

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 23.99

    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...

  • From Logic to Artby Gerhard Ernst; Jakob Steinbrenner; Oliver R. Scholz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 137.00

    Nelson Goodman (1906-1998) was one of the outstanding thinkers of the 20th century. In a memorial note, Hilary Putnam considers him to be "one of the two or three greatest analytic philosophers of the post-World War II period". Goodman has left his mark in many fields of philosophical investigation: Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Logic, Metaphysics,... more...

  • Rescher Studiesby Robert Almeder

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 181.00

    In a career extending over almost six decades, Nicholas Rescher has conducted researches in almost every principal area of philosophy, historical and systematic alike. In this extraordinary volume, two dozen scholars join in offering penetrating discussions of various facets of Rescher?s investigations. The result is an instructively critical panorama... more...

  • Davidsons semantisches Programm und deflationäre Wahrheitskonzeptionenby Martin Fischer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 125.00

    Wahrheitstheorien sind ein zentraler Bestandteil von Davidsons semantischem Programm zur Erklärung von Interpretation. Deflationäre Wahrheitskonzeptionen hingegen schreiben dem Wahrheitsprädikat eine minimale explanatorische Funktion zu. Die Frage der Vereinbarkeit dieser beiden Positionen bildet den Kern dieser Untersuchung. Eine Antwort wird durch... more...

  • Wahrnehmung, Indexikalität und Reflexionby Ralf Busse

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 137.00

    Viele Philosophen sind überzeugt, daß unser Wahrnehmungsbewußtsein phänomenale Charakteristika aufweist, die sich in ein physikalistisches Weltbild entweder gar nicht oder nur mit Schwierigkeiten integrieren lassen. Aber wie ist überhaupt unsere reflexive Einsicht erklärbar, daß unser Bewußtsein solche Charakteristika aufweist? An prominenten Beispielen... more...

  • Gustav Bergmannby Bruno Langlet; Jean-Maurice Monnoyer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 125.00

    The texts of the book are concerned with G. Bergmann's open and new problems and their active role on issues in contemporary metaphysics, like the ontology of ties, connexions and relations, problems of exemplification, substrates and tropes theories, particulars, persistence and the metaphysics of space, time and existence. Papers deal with these... more...

  • E-Physicalismby Reinaldo J. Bernal Velásquez

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 125.00

    This work advances a theory in the metaphysics of phenomenal consciousness, which the author labels ?e-physicalism?. Firstly, he endorses a realist stance towards consciousness and physicalist metaphysics. Secondly, he criticises Strong AI and functionalist views, and claims that consciousness has an internal character. Thirdly, he discusses HOT theories,... more...