Praxis and Action: Contemporary Philosophies of Human Activity

Praxis and Action: Contemporary Philosophies of Human Activity

by Richard J. Bernstein


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812210163
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/1971
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Richard J. Bernstein is Vera List Professor, Graduate Faculty, at the New School for Social Research and Chair of the Department of Philosophy. He is the author of numerous books, including these also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press: The Restructuring of Social and Political Theory and Beyond Objectivism and Relativism: Science, Hermeneutics, and Praxis.

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Edition

Part I.. Praxis: Marx and the Hegelian Background
Part II.. Consciousness, Existence, and Action: Kierkegaard and Sartre
Part III.. Action, Conduct, and Inquiry: Peirce and Dewey
Part IV.. The Concept of Action: Analytic Philosophy

Index of Names
Index of Subjects

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