Political Writings / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780872201903
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/1993
  • Series: Hackett Classics Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 970,506
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Ian Shapiro is Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he also serves as Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies.
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Table of Contents

Note on Sources and Editions
Editor's Introduction
I Philosophical Method
The Need for a Recovery of Philosophy 1917 1
The Problem of Truth 1911 10
Our Guilt in Fascism 1940 20
Anti-Naturalism in Extremis 1943 25
II Pragmatism and Democracy
Philosophy and Civilization 1927 32
Philosophy and Democracy 1919 38
Freedom and Culture
Science and Free Culture 1939 48
III Art, Science, and Moral Progress
The Ethics of Democracy 1888 59
Intelligence and Morals 1910 66
Individuality, Equality and Superiority 1922 77
Individualism, Old and New
Individuality in Our Day 1929 81
Art as Experience
Art and Civilization 1934 89
IV Education for Social Change
Ethical Principles Underlying Education 1897 97
Democracy and Education
The Democratic Conception in Education 1916 110
The Need of an Industrial Education in an Industrial Democracy 1916 121
Can Education Share in Social Reconstruction? 1934 125
How Much Freedom in New Schools? 1930 129
V Pragmatism and the New Deal
Philosophies of Freedom 1928 133
Liberalism and Social Action
Renascent Liberalism 1935 142
The Pathos of Liberalism 1935
Liberty and Social Control 1935 158
The Need for a New Party 1931 161
The Economic Basis of the New Society 1939 169
VI From Absolutism to Experimentalism: The Democratic Public and the War Question
The Public and Its Problems
The Democratic State 1927 173
The Problem of Method 1927 184
Conscience and Compulsion 1917 192
The Future of Pacifism 1917 195
Conscience and Intelligence in War 1917 198
Morals and the Conduct of States 1918 202
Democratic Ends Need Democratic Methods for Their Realization 1939 205
The Basic Values and Loyalties of Democracy 1941 207
VII Reaffirming Democratic Individualism: The Rejection of Communism
Freedom and Culture
Culture and Human Nature 1939 210
Democracy and Human Nature 1939 219
Means and Ends: Their Interdependence, and Leon Trotsky's Essay on 'Their Morals and Ours' 1938 230
I Believe 1939 234
Creative Democracy - The Task Before Us 1939 240
John Dewey Responds 1950 246
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