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Pragmatism

  • Pragmatism in Transitionby Peter Olen; Carl Sachs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.29

    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...

  • John Dewey: Erfahrung und Naturby Michael Hampe

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 28.99

    In this series the most important works in the history of philosophy are discussed with cooperative commentary from internationally renowned philosophers. Each volume contains 12 to 15 essays, and follows the organizational structure of the discussed philosophical work. Essential reading for students and academics alike, the series elucidates... more...

  • Pragmatic Idealism and Scientific Predictionby Amanda Guillán

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 102.44

    This monograph analyzes Nicholas Rescher’s system of pragmatic idealism. It also looks at his approach to prediction in science. Coverage highlights a prominent contribution to a central topic in the philosophy and methodology of science.  The author offers a full characterization of Rescher’s system of philosophy. She presents readers with a... more...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.19

    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...

  • Erfahrung als Transformationsprozessby Jörg Fertsch-Röver

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 39.58

    Jörg Fertsch-Röver zeigt anhand des Übergangs zur Vaterschaft, dass für die Bewältigung von Krisen- bzw. Bildungsprozessen und die damit verbundene Aneignung neuer Erfahrungen der Zugang zur eigenen Positionalität innerhalb eines neuen Erfahrungszusammenhangs eine zentrale Rolle spielt. Vor dem Hintergrund eines skizzierten Strukturmodells von... more...

  • Interaktivität und Dinge in der kulturellen Bildungby Eric Sons

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 46.50

    Eric Sons geht aus handlungs- und materialitätstheoretischer Perspektive der Frage nach, wie Menschen und Dinge im Feld der Bildhauerei zusammenwirken und wie diese Art der Interaktivität als relevantes Moment kultureller Bildung begründet und gefasst werden kann.  Als Ergebnis wird ein verallgemeinerungsfähiges, theoretisches Modell dingbezogener... 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$ 34.62

    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...