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Pragmatism

  • Autobiographyby

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00

    Nicholas Rescher was born in Germany in 1928 and emigrated to the United States shortly before the outbreak of World War II. After training in philosophy at Princeton University he embarked on a long and active career as professor, lecturer, and writer. His many books on a wide variety of philosophical topics have established him as one of the most... more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism. Volume 10, Number 1, June 2013.by Mitchel Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 47.60

    Contents Bryan G. Norton: Leopold, Hadley, and Darwin: Darwinian Epistemology, Truth, and Right Wouter de Been and Sanne Taekema: What Piece of Work is Man? Frans de Waal and Pragmatist Naturalism Nicholas Rescher: The Pragmatics of Betterment Claudio Marcelo Viale: Royce and Bernstein on Evil Barry Allen: Postmodern Pragmatism and Skeptical Hermeneutics:... more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism, 5:01 / June 2008by Mitchell Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 49.00

    Table of ContentContemporary PragmatismVolume 5 Number 1 June 2008Catherine LEGG: Argument-Forms Which Turn Invalid Over Infinite Domains: Physicalism as Supertask?Joseph MARGOLIS: Wittgensteinzs Question and the Ubiquity of Cultural Space Jay SCHULKIN: Cognitive Adaptation: Insights from a Pragmatist PerspectiveJay SCHULKIN: Cephalic Organization:... more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism, 6:01 / June 2009by Mitchell Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 56.00

    Contents Symposium on Richard Rorty Kai NIELSEN: Pragmatism as Atheoreticism: Richard Rorty Chandra KUMAR: Foucault and Rorty on Truth and Ideology: A Pragmatist View from the Left Chase B. WRENN: Pragmatism, Inquiry, and Truth Christopher VOPARIL: On the Idea of Philosophy as Bildungsroman: Rorty and his Critics Articles Eugene HALTON: Peircean Animism... more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism, 5:02 / December 2008by Mitchell Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 47.60

    Contents Articles Sami Pihlström: Pragmatism and Naturalized Transcendental SubjectivityCarl Sachs: Natural Agents: A Transcendental Argument for Pragmatic NaturalismCharles A. Hobbs: Naturalism, Death, and Functional Immortality Andrew Wells Garnar: Must a Pragmatist Be a Historical Materialist? Tina Sikka: A Pragmatist Critique of Derridian... more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism: Volume 7, Number 1, June 2010by Mitchell Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 54.00

    Contents Articles Frederic R. Kellogg: Hobbes, Holmes, and Dewey: Pragmatism and the Problem of Order Brian E. Butler: Dews, Dworks, and Poses Decide Lochner Sor-hoon Tan: Our Country Right or Wrong: A Pragmatic Response to Anti-Democratic Cultural Nationalism in China Stephen Harris: Antifoundationalism and the Commitment to Reducing Suffering in... more...

  • Rescher Studiesby Robert Almeder

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    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...

  • Rethinking Postmodernism(s)by Katrin Amian

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 70.00

    Rethinking Postmodernism(s) revisits three historical sites of American literary postmodernism: the early postmodernism of Thomas Pynchon’s V. (1961), the emancipatory postmodernism of Toni Morrison’s Beloved (1987), and the late or post-postmodernism of Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything Is Illuminated (2002). For the first time, it... more...

  • Conversations About Reflexivityby Margaret S. Archer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    "Reflexivity" is defined as the regular exercise of the mental ability, shared by all normal people, to consider themselves in relation to their (social) contexts and vice versa. In addition to this sociological interest, it allows us to hold idle or trivial internal conversations. Focussing fully on this phenomenon, this book discusses the... more...

  • Pragmatismby Michael Bacon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    Pragmatism: An Introduction provides an account of the arguments of the central figures of the most important philosophical tradition in the American history of ideas, pragmatism. This wide-ranging and accessible study explores the work of the classical pragmatists Charles Sanders Peirce, William James and John Dewey, as well as more recent ... more...