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Pragmatism

  • Toppling the Melting Potby José-Antonio Orosco

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    The catalyst for much of classical pragmatist political thought was the great waves of migration to the United States in the early twentieth century. José-Antonio Orosco examines the work of several pragmatist social thinkers, including John Dewey, W. E. B. Du Bois, Josiah Royce, and Jane Addams, regarding the challenges large-scale immigration brings... 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...

  • American Philosophyby John Kaag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 19.50

    The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life around John Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that belonged to the eminent Harvard philosopher William Ernest Hocking. Hocking was one of the... more...

  • A Pragmatist Orientation for the Social Sciences in Climate Policyby Martin Kowarsch

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 137.44

    While economic and other social science expertise is indispensable for successful public policy-making regarding global climate change, social scientists face trade-offs between the scientific credibility, policy-relevance, and legitimacy of their policy advice. From a philosophical perspective, this book systematically addresses these trade-offs... more...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.06

    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...

  • Cambridge Pragmatismby Cheryl Misak

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 49.99

    Cheryl Misak offers a strikingly new view of the reception of American pragmatism in England. Supposedly it never recovered from the attacks of Russell and Moore; but Misak shows that Frank Ramsey, under the influence of Peirce, developed a pragmatist position of great promise, and that he transmitted that pragmatism to his friend Wittgenstein more...

  • Rationality Reconsideredby Astrid Wagner; José María Ariso

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 116.25

    The topic of rationality is treated in a perspective that integrates elements of philosophy of language, ratiovitalism, phenomenology, pragmatism, and philosophy of life. The approach is inspired by Ortega y Gasset and Wittgenstein. The contributions focus on: dynamics of belief and knowledge, the role of world-pictures and forms of life,... more...

  • Véritéby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    La notion de vérité est ambiguë. On peut parler d'une proposition vraie ; mais on peut parler également de la vérité de son contenu, comme Platon a posé celle des objets hypostasiés en Idées, que vise d'après lui la connaissance ? more...

  • Toward a Pragmatist Metaethicsby Diana Heney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In our current social landscape, moral questions?about economic disparity, disadvantaging biases, and scarcity?are rightly receiving attention with a sense of urgency. This book argues that classical pragmatism offers a compelling and useful account of our engagement with moral life. The key arguments are first, that a broader reading of the pragmatist... more...