ISBN-10:
0791415295
ISBN-13:
9780791415290
Pub. Date:
08/01/1993
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Philosophy and the Reconstruction of Culture: Pragmatic Essays after Dewey

Philosophy and the Reconstruction of Culture: Pragmatic Essays after Dewey

by John J. StuhrJohn J. Stuhr

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ISBN-13: 9780791415290
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 08/01/1993
Pages: 295

About the Author

John J. Stuhr is Director of the Humanities Center and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oregon. He is the author of John Dewey, editor of Classical American Philosophy: Essential Readings and Interpretive Essays; and coeditor of Private Morals and Public Interest: Ethics in Government and Public Service; Morals and the Media: Information, Entertainment, and Manipulation; and Ethics and Free Enterprise: The Social Responsibility of Business.

Table of Contents

Preface

References and Abbreviations

1 American Philosophy, Socialism, and the Contradictions of Modernity

Thelma Z. Lavine

2 Democracy as Cooperative Inquiry

James Campbell

3 Democracy as a Way of Life

John. J. Stuhr

4 The Individual, the Community, and the Reconstruction of Values

Sandra B. Rosenthal

5.Dewey and Contemporary Moral Philosophy

James Gouinlock

6 Aristotle and Dewey on the Rat Race

John Lachs

7 Validating Women's Experiences Pragmatically

Charlene Haddock Seigfried

8 Heteronomous Freedom

Raymond D. Boisvert

9 Naturalizing Epistemology: Reconstructing Philosophy

Peter T. Manicas

10 Rationality and a Sense of Pragmatism: Preconditions for a New Method of Thinking

Igor N. Sidorov

11 Objects of Knowledge

H. S. Thayer

12 The Human Eros

Thomas A. Alexander

13.Liberal Irony and Social Reform

Larry A. Hickman

14 The Pragmatics of Deconstruction and the End of Metaphysics

R. W. Sleeper

15 Body-Mind and Subconsciousness: Tragedy in Dewey's Life and Work

Bruce Wilshire

16 Why Bother: Is Life Worth Living? Experience as Pedagogical

John J. McDermott

Contributors

Index

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