The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy / Edition 1

The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy / Edition 1

by Armen T. Marsoobian
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631216227

ISBN-13: 9780631216223

Pub. Date: 02/23/2004

Publisher: Wiley

The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy offers the most ambitious survey to date of American philosophical thought.

  • Provides a comprehensive history of philosophical thought in America.
  • Brings together 24 newly commissioned essays written by leading scholars in American philosophy.
  • Covers all of the

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Overview

The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy offers the most ambitious survey to date of American philosophical thought.

  • Provides a comprehensive history of philosophical thought in America.
  • Brings together 24 newly commissioned essays written by leading scholars in American philosophy.
  • Covers all of the major eighteenth-, nineteenth- and twentieth-century philosophical movements in America including idealism, pragmatism and naturalism.
  • Examines the major figures and themes in American philosophical thought.
  • Includes useful bibliographies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631216223
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/23/2004
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy Guides Series, #26
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 9.84(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Preface.

Editors’ Introduction.

PART I: HISTORICAL TRADITIONS.

1. Early American Philosophy (John Ryder).

2. Idealism in American Thought (Douglas Anderson).

3. The First Pragmatists (Joseph Margolis).

4. Naturalism (Michael Eldridge).

PART II. MAJOR FIGURES IN AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY.

5. C.S. Peirce, 1839-1914 (Vincent Colapietro).

6. William James, 1842-1910 (William J. Gavin).

7. Josiah Royce, 1855-1916 (Frank M. Oppenheim, SJ).

8. George Santayana, 1863-1952 (Herman J. Saatkamp, Jr.).

9. John Dewey, 1859-1952 (Larry A. Hickman).

10. George Herbert Mead, 1863-1931 (Mitchell Aboulafia).

11. Jane Addams, 1860-1935 (Charlene Haddock Seigfried).

12. W.E.B. Du Bois, 1868-1963 (Shannon Sullivan).

13. Alfred North Whitehead, 1861-1947 (John W. Lango).

14. C.I. Lewis, 1883-1964 (Sandra B. Rosenthal).

15. Suzanne K. Langer, 1895-1985 (Richard E. Hart).

16. Willard Van Orman Quine, 1908-2000 (Peter T. Manicas).

17. Alain L. Locke, 1885-1954 (Leonard Harris).

18. Justus Buchler, 1914-1991 (Kathleen Wallace).

PART III. MAJOR THEMES IN AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY.

19. Community and Democracy (James Campbell).

20. Knowledge and Action: American Epistemology (Scott L. Pratt(.

21. Religion (William D. Dean).

22. Education (Nicholas C. Burbules, Bryan Warnick, Timothy McDonough, and Scott Johnston).

23. Art and the Aesthetic (Armen T. Marsoobian).

Epilogue: Editor’s Note.

Epilogue: The Renascence of Classical American Philosophy (John J. McDermott).

Index.

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