A Companion to Pragmatism / Edition 1

A Companion to Pragmatism / Edition 1

by John R. Shook
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405188332

ISBN-13: 9781405188333

Pub. Date: 03/04/2009

Publisher: Wiley

A Companion to Pragmatism provides a comprehensive and current overview of one of the most vibrant and exciting fields of philosophy today.

This volume of 38 predominantly new essays demonstrates understanding of the classical figures and their philosophies, while also displaying pragmatism as a living force in philosophy, producing original thought

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A Companion to Pragmatism provides a comprehensive and current overview of one of the most vibrant and exciting fields of philosophy today.

This volume of 38 predominantly new essays demonstrates understanding of the classical figures and their philosophies, while also displaying pragmatism as a living force in philosophy, producing original thought indebted to the founders.

A Companion to Pragmatism is unique in its depth and breadth of coverage. It is an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to learn about the history and current thought of pragmatism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405188333
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/04/2009
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Series, #71
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors viii

Preface x

Notes on Abbreviations xi

Introduction: Pragmatism, Retrospective, and Prospective 1
Joseph Margolis

Part I MAJOR FIGURES 11

1 Charles Sanders Peirce 13
Vincent M. Colapietro

2 William James 30
Ellen Kappy Suckiel

3 F. C. S. Schiller and European Pragmatism 44
John R. Shook

4 John Dewey 54
Philip W. Jackson

5 George Herbert Mead 67
Gary A. Cook

6 Jane Addams 79
Marilyn Fischer

7 Alain L. Locke 87
Leonard Harris

8 C. I. Lewis 94
Murray G. Murphey

9 W. V. Quine 101
Roger F. Gibson, Jr.

10 Hilary Putnam 108
Harvey J. Cormier

11 Jürgen Habermas 120
Joseph M. Heath

12 Richard Rorty 127
Kai Nielsen

Part II TRANSFORMING PHILOSOPHY 139

13 Not Cynicism, but Synechism: Lessons from Classical Pragmatism 141
Susan Haack

14 Peirce and Cartesian Rationalism 154
Douglas R. Anderson

15 James, Empiricism, and Absolute Idealism 166
Timothy L. S. Sprigge

16 Hegel and Realism 177
Kenneth R. Westphal

17 Dewey, Dualism, and Naturalism 184
Thomas M. Alexander

18 Expressivism and Mead’s Social Self 193
Mitchell Aboulafia

19 Marxism and Critical Theory 202
Paulo Ghiraldelli, Jr.

20 Philosophical Hermeneutics 209
David Vessey

21 Language, Mind, and Naturalism in Analytic Philosophy 215
Bjørn T. Ramberg

22 Feminism 232
Shannon W. Sullivan

23 Pluralism, Relativism, and Historicism 239
Joseph Margolis

24 Experience as Freedom 249
John J. McDermott

Part III CULTURE AND NATURE 255

25 Pragmatism as Anti-authoritarianism 257
Richard Rorty

26 Intelligence and Ethics 267
Hilary Putnam

27 Democracy and Value Inquiry 278
Ruth Anna Putnam

28 Liberal Democracy 290
Robert B. Westbrook

29 Pluralism and Deliberative Democracy: A Pragmatist Approach 301
Judith M. Green

30 Philosophy as Education 317
Jim Garrison

31 Creativity and Society 323
Hans Joas and Erkki Kilpinen

32 Religious Empiricism and Naturalism 336
Nancy K. Frankenberry

33 Aesthetics 352
Richard Shusterman

34 Aesthetic Experience and the Neurobiology of Inquiry 361
Jay Schulkin

35 Cognitive Science 369
Mark Johnson

36 Inquiry, Deliberation, and Method 378
Isaac Levi

37 Pragmatic Idealism and Metaphysical Realism 386
Nicholas Rescher

38 Scientific Realism, Anti-Realism, and Empiricism 398
Cheryl J. Misak

Name Index 410

Subject Index 420

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