New PDF release: 100 Years of Pragmatism: William James's Revolutionary

By John J Stuhr

ISBN-10: 0253221420

ISBN-13: 9780253221421

ISBN-10: 0253353874

ISBN-13: 9780253353870

William James claimed that his Pragmatism: a brand new identify for a few outdated methods of considering could end up victorious and epoch-making. at the present time, after greater than a hundred years, how is pragmatism to be understood? What has been its cultural and philosophical impression? Is it an important source for present difficulties and for all times and idea sooner or later? John J. Stuhr and the celebrated individuals to this multidisciplinary quantity tackle those questions, situating them in own, philosophical, political, American, and international contexts. enticing James in unique methods, those eleven essays probe and expand the importance of pragmatism as they concentrate on 4 significant, overlapping topics: pragmatism and American tradition; pragmatism as a mode of considering and settling disagreements; pragmatism as thought of fact; and pragmatism as a temper, perspective, or temperament.

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