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Pragmatism

  • Deleuze and Pragmatismby Simone Bignall; Sean Bowden; Paul Patton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This collection brings together the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and the rich tradition of American pragmatist thought, taking seriously the commitment to pluralism at the heart of both. Contributors explore in novel ways Deleuze?s explicit references to pragmatism, and examine the philosophical significance of a number of points at which Deleuze?s... more...

  • Beauty, Responsibility, and Powerby Leszek Koczanowicz; Katarzyna Liszka

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 55.00

    This book addresses the interrelations between aesthetics, ethics, and politics in the framework of pragmatist aesthetics, offering a comprehensive panorama of the ways and fields in which pragmatist aesthetics ties in with vital social and ethical problems of modernity. Most of the contributors refer to the model propounded by Richard Shusterman.... more...

  • Geschichte der Philosophie Bd. 11: Die Philosophie des ausgehenden 19. und des 20. Jahrhunderts 1: Pragmatismus und analytische Philosophieby Pierfrancesco Basile; Wolfgang Röd

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 26.57

    Der Band bietet eine einführende und zugleich kritische Darstellung zweier der lebendigsten philosophischen Strömungen des letzten Jahrhunderts, vor allem in dessen erster Hälfte: der analytischen Philosophie und des amerikanischen Pragmatismus. In Teil I werden Autoren wie Bolzano, Brentano oder Mach besprochen, bei denen Ansätze der analytischen... more...

  • Taking Evil Seriouslyby Sami Pihlström

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    While moral philosophy has traditionally been understood as an examination of the good life, this book argues that ethical inquiry should, rather, begin from an examination of evil and other 'negative' moral concepts, such as guilt and suffering. more...

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspectiveby Gabriele Gava

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce?s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce?s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava instead argues that focusing on Peirce?s purposefulness... more...

  • Illustrations of the Logic of Scienceby Cornelis de Waal; Charles Sanders Peirce

    Open Court 2014; US$ 59.95

    Charles Peirce?s Illustrations of the Logic of Science is an early work in the philosophy of science and the official birthplace of pragmatism. It contains Peirce?s two most influential papers: “The Fixation of Belief? and “How to Make Our Ideas Clear,? as well as discussions on the theory of probability, the ground of induction, the relation between... more...

  • Practicing Pragmatist Aestheticsby Wojciech Malecki

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 63.00

    This is the first collection in English devoted exclusively to pragmatist aesthetics. Its main aim is to employ the resources of that rich and exciting tradition in studying artistic phenomena such as film, sculpture, bio-art, poetry, the novel, cuisine, and various body arts. But it also attempts to provide a wider background for such studies by sketching... 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...

  • Realism, Science, and Pragmatismby Kenneth R. Westphal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This collection of original essays aims to reinvigorate the debate surrounding philosophical realism in relation to philosophy of science, pragmatism, epistemology, and theory of perception. Questions concerning realism are as current and as ancient as philosophy itself; this volume explores relations between different positions designated as ?realism?... more...

  • Gendered Readings of Changeby Clara Fischer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book develops a unique theory of change by drawing on American philosophy and contemporary feminist thought. Via a select history of ancient Greek and Pragmatist philosophies of change, Fischer argues for a reconstruction of transformation that is inclusive of women's experiences and thought. more...