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Pragmatism

  • Logical Empiricism and Pragmatismby Sami Pihlström; Friedrich Stadler; Niels Weidtmann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.13

    This book explores the complexity of two philosophical traditions, extending from their origins to the current developments in neopragmatism. Chapters deal with the first encounters of these traditions and beyond, looking at metaphysics and the Vienna circle as well as semantics and the principle of tolerance. There is a general consensus that North-American... more...

  • After Emersonby John T. Lysaker

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 27.99

    John T. Lysaker works between and weaves together questions and replies in philosophical psychology, Emerson studies, and ethics in this book of deep existential questioning. Each essay in this atypical, philosophical book employs recurring terms, phrases, and questions that characterize our contemporary age. Setting out from the idea of where we... more...

  • The Writings of William Jamesby Dr. William James

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    William James was the older brother of novelist Henry James, and a pioneering psychologist and philosopher. His works pushed the boundaries of psychology and helped shape the direction the field would grow in. Collected here are four of his most important books: 'Essays in Radical Empiricism', 'The Meaning of Truth', 'The Varieties of Religious Experience',... more...

  • 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$ 34.60

    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$ 142.83

    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...

  • Pragmatism and Embodied Cognitive Scienceby Roman Madzia; Matthias Jung

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    This book endeavors to fill the conceptual gap in theorizing about embodied cognition. The theories of mind and cognition which one could generally call "situated" or "embodied cognition" have gained much attention in the recent decades. However, it has been mostly phenomenology (Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, etc.), which has served as a philosophical... 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...