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Pragmatism

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  • Pragmatism, Nation, and Raceby Chad Kautzer; Eduardo Mendieta

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Pragmatism has been called "the chief glory of our country's intellectual tradition" by its supporters and "a dog's dinner" by its detractors. While acknowledging pragmatism's direct ties to American imperialism and expansionism, Chad Kautzer, Eduardo Mendieta, and the contributors to this volume consider the role pragmatism plays, for better or worse,... 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...

  • Wittgenstein and Pragmatismby Anna Boncompagni

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 143.37

    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...

  • 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...

  • Pragmatism in Transitionby Peter Olen; Carl Sachs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.58

    This collection is an attempt by a diverse range of authors to reignite interest in C.I. Lewis’s work within the pragmatist and analytic traditions. Although pragmatism has enjoyed a renewed popularity in the past thirty years, some influential pragmatists have been overlooked. C. I. Lewis is arguably the most important of overlooked pragmatists... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Knowledge and Inquiryby Erik J. Olsson

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    The essays in this volume contribute substantially to the understanding of Isaac Levi's work. more...

  • The Philosophy of William Jamesby Donald A. Crosby

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 77.50

    This book focuses on William James' philosophy as it relates to his conceptions of ordinary experience, the respective natures of self and the world, and the interrelations of these three things. more...