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Pragmatism

  • 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...

  • Toward a Metaphysics of Cultureby Joseph Margolis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Toward a Metaphysics of Culture provides an initial, minimal, and original analysis of the concept of uniquely enlanguaged cultures of the human world and of the distinctive metaphysical features of whatever belongs to the things of that world: preeminently, persons, language, actions, artworks, products, history, practices, institutions, and norms.... more...

  • William James, Pragmatism, and American Cultureby Deborah Whitehead

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    William James, Pragmatism, and American Culture focuses on the work of William James and the relationship between the development of pragmatism and its historical, cultural, and political roots in 19th-century America. Deborah Whitehead reads pragmatism through the intersecting themes of narrative, gender, nation, politics, and religion. As she considers... more...

  • Indirect Reports and Pragmaticsby Alessandro Capone; Ferenc Kiefer; Franco Lo Piparo

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 249.00

    This volume offers the reader a singular overview of current thinking on indirect reports. The contributors are eminent researchers from the fields of philosophy of language, theoretical linguistics and communication theory, who answer questions on this important issue. This exciting area of controversy has until now mostly been treated from the viewpoint... more...

  • Pragmatism, Postmodernism and the Future of Philosophyby John J. Stuhr

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Musicby Jonathan Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is the case, with important consequences for understanding... more...

  • Quine and His Place in Historyby Frederique Janssen-Lauret; Gary Kemp

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Containing three previously unpublished papers by W.V. Quine as well as historical, exegetical, and critical papers by several leading Quine scholars including Hylton, Ebbs, and Ben-Menahem, this volume aims to remedy the comparative lack of historical investigation of Quine and his philosophical context. more...

  • Evolutionary Pragmatism and Ethicsby Beth L. Eddy

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book details a pragmatic approach to the ethical and religious implications of a Darwinian perspective, drawing on the work of thinkers both secular and religious. The approach taken by James, Santayana, Addams, and Dewey should be of interest to scholars of religious naturalism and humanistic ethics. more...

  • Pragmatic Fashionsby John J. Stuhr

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    John J. Stuhr, a leading voice in American philosophy, sets forth a view of pragmatism as a personal work of art or fashion. Stuhr develops his pragmatism by putting pluralism forward, setting aside absolutism and nihilism, opening new perspectives on democracy, and focusing on love. He creates a space for a philosophy that is liable to failure and... more...