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  • William James, Pragmatism, and American Cultureby Deborah Whitehead

    Indiana University Press 2015; 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...

  • 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    Containing three previously unpublished papers by W.V. Quine as well as historical, exegetical, and critical papers by several leading Quine scholars including Hylton, Ebbs, and Ben-Menahem, this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...

  • Oeuvres philosophiques de Charles Sanders Peirceby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), fondateur du pragmatisme, est au nombre des esprits les plus originaux et inventifs des deux derniers siècles. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur Oeuvres philosophiques de Charles Sanders Peirce... more...

  • Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophyby Gabriele Gava; Robert Stern

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Philosophers working within the pragmatist tradition have pictured their relation to Kant and Kantianism in very diverse terms: some have presented their work as an appropriation and development of Kantian ideas, some have argued that pragmatism is an approach in complete opposition to Kant. This collection investigates the relationship between pragmatism,... more...

  • Pragmatic Encountersby Richard J. Bernstein

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Richard J. Bernstein is a leading exponent of American pragmatism and one of the foremost philosophers of the twentieth century. In this collection he takes a pragmatic approach to specific problems and issues to demonstrate the ongoing importance of this philosophical tradition. Topics under discussion include multiculturalism, political public life,... more...

  • Intentionality and the Myths of the Givenby Carl B Sachs

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Intentionality is one of the central problems of modern philosophy. How can a thought, action or belief be about something? Sachs draws on the work of Wilfrid Sellars, C I Lewis and Maurice Merleau-Ponty to build a new theory of intentionality that solves many of the problems faced by traditional conceptions. more...

  • Richard Rorty, Liberalism and Cosmopolitanismby David E McClean

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Richard Rorty was one of the most controversial and influential philosophers of the late twentieth century. McClean re-evaluates Rorty?s work in the light of his liberal cosmopolitan outlook, showing how it can be applied to a range of social and political issues. more...