The Range of Pragmatism and the Limits of Philosophy

The Range of Pragmatism and the Limits of Philosophy

by Richard Shusterman (Editor)

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The Range of Pragmatism and the Limits of Philosophy by Richard Shusterman

This book, written by some of pragmatism’s leading scholars, explores the range of pragmatism and its resources for treating crucial contemporary issues.

  • An exploration of the range of pragmatism and the limits of philosophy.
  • Probes the range of pragmatism in terms of its international impact.
  • Considers thinkers such as Emerson and Du Bois whose identity as pragmatists is contested.
  • Extends pragmatism’s resources for dealing with crucial contemporary questions.
  • Addresses pressing questions such as globalization, multiculturalism, race and ethnicity, the uses of law and education, and the role of violence and war.
  • Charts the ways in which pragmatism contributes to disciplines beyond philosophy, including law, history, psychology, American Studies, ethnic and cultural studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405121231
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/28/2004
Series: Metaphilosophy Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.05(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Richard Shusterman is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Temple University.

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