The American Intellectual Tradition: A Sourcebook Volume II: 1865 to the Present / Edition 4

The American Intellectual Tradition: A Sourcebook Volume II: 1865 to the Present / Edition 4

by David A. Hollinger, Charles Capper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195137221

ISBN-13: 9780195137224

Pub. Date: 12/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


The fourth edition of this uniquely comprehensive two-volume anthology has been expanded to connect over a thousand important books, essays, and artistic works with events in American and European intellectual, cultural, and political history. After extensive consultation with instructors who assign these volumes to students, the editors have revised this edition…  See more details below

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The fourth edition of this uniquely comprehensive two-volume anthology has been expanded to connect over a thousand important books, essays, and artistic works with events in American and European intellectual, cultural, and political history. After extensive consultation with instructors who assign these volumes to students, the editors have revised this edition to include more discussions of religion, psychology, social theory, gender, ethnicity, and the role of the United States in the world. This new edition makes readily available substantial selections from the writings of prominent thinkers, ranging chronologically from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 to the present.
Volume II now offers new selections from Frederick Jackson Turner, Woodrow Wilson, W. E. B. Du Bois, H. L. Mencken, Sidney Hook, David E. Lilienthal, Erik H. Erikson, Hannah Arendt, W. W. Rostow, C. Wright Mills, Noam Chomsky, Ralph Ellison, and Nancy J. Chodorow; and includes writings of Charles Peirce, William Dean Howells, William Graham Sumner, Lester Frank Ward, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Josiah Royce, William James, Henry Adams, George Santayana, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Thorstein Veblen, Jane Addams, John Dewey, Randolph Bourne, Margaret Mead, John Crowe Ransom, Gunnar Myrdal, Clement Greenberg, Reinhold Niebuhr, Lillian Smith, Whittaker Chambers, Daniel Bell, John Courtney Murray, Lionel Trilling, Martin Luther King, Jr., Betty Friedan, Thomas S. Kuhn, Susan Sontag, Malcolm X, Samuel Huntington, Richard Rorty, and Kwame Anthony Appiah.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195137224
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
9.19(w) x 6.13(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Toward a Secular Culture
Charles Hodge5
Selection from Systematic Theology (1872)6
Charles Peirce13
"The Fixation of Belief" (1877)14
William Dean Howells25
"Pernicious Fiction" (1887)26
William Graham Sumner29
"Sociology" (1881)30
Lester Frank Ward39
"Mind as a Social Factor" (1884)40
Elizabeth Cady Stanton48
"The Solitude of Self" (1892)49
Charlotte Perkins Gilman54
Selection from Women and Economics (1898)55
Josiah Royce61
"The Problem of Job" (1898)62
William James76
"The Will to Believe" (1897)77
Henry Adams91
"The Dynamo and the Virgin" (1907)92
George Santayana96
"The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy" (1913)97
Pt. 2Social Progress and the Power of Intellect
William James115
"What Pragmatism Means" (1907)116
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.127
"Natural Law" (1918)128
Thorstein Veblen131
Selection from The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899)132
W. E. B. Du Bois146
"Of the Sons of Master and Man" (1903)148
Jane Addams159
"The Subjective Necessity of Social Settlements" (1892)160
John Dewey165
"The Influence of Darwinism on Philosophy" (1909)166
Selection from The Public and Its Problems (1927)173
Randolph Bourne178
"Trans-National America" (1916)179
"Twilight of Idols" (1917)189
H. L. Mencken197
"The National Letters" (1920)198
Margaret Mead206
Selection from Coming of Age in Samoa (1928)207
John Crowe Ransom214
"Reconstructed but Unregenerate" (1930)215
Edmund Wilson227
"An Appeal to Progressives" (1931)228
Meridel Le Sueur233
"I Was Marching" (1934)234
Pt. 3To Formulate the Modern
Rudolf Carnap245
"The Rejection of Metaphysics" (1935)246
Reinhold Niebuhr255
Selection from The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness (1944)256
Whittaker Chambers263
Selection from Witness (1952)264
B. F. Skinner277
Selection from Beyond Freedom and Dignity (1971)278
Daniel Bell286
"The End of Ideology in the West" (1960)287
C. Wright Mills293
Selection from The Sociological Imagination (1959)294
Lionel Trilling301
"On the Teaching of Modern Literature" (1961)302
Thomas S. Kuhn316
Selection from The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962)317
Martin Luther King, Jr.326
Selection from "Letter from the Birmingham Jail" (1963)327
Ralph Ellison335
"Review of An American Dilemma" (1964)336
Betty Friedan344
Selection from The Feminine Mystique (1963)345
Adrienne Rich352
Selection from "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence" (1980)353
Richard Rorty357
"Science as Solidarity" (1986)358
Evelyn Fox Keller369
"Gender and Science: 1990" (1990)370
Michael Walzer387
"What Does It Mean to Be an 'American'?" (1990)388
Chronologies401

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