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  • Peirce on Perception and Reasoningby Kathleen A. Hull; Richard Kenneth Atkins

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The founder of both American pragmatism and semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839?1914) is widely regarded as an enormously important and pioneering theorist. In this book, scholars from around the world examine the nature and significance of Peirce?s work on perception, iconicity, and diagrammatic thinking. Abjuring any strict dichotomy between... more...

  • Handelndes Lernen im Philosophieunterrichtby Klaus Feldmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.89

    Klaus Feldmann untersucht die Entwicklung eines Ansatzes, welcher philosophische Bildung als Einheit von Theorie und Praxis von seinem Geschehen her konzeptionell weiterdenkt. Auf der Grundlage einer philosophiedidaktischen Analyse möglicher Inhalte und Kompetenzziele des Philosophierens sowie einer Differenzierung des mit ihm verbundenen Handlungsbegriffs... more...

  • Wittgenstein and Pragmatismby Anna Boncompagni

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 131.68

    This book investigates the conflicts concerning pragmatism in Wittgenstein?s work On Certainty, through a comparison with the pragmatist tradition as expressed by its founding fathers Charles S. Peirce and William James. It also describes Wittgenstein?s first encounters with pragmatism in the 1930s and shows the relevance of Frank Ramsey in the... more...

  • 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$ 18.20

    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$ 141.02

    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$ 97.54

    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...