American Philosophies An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0631210024

ISBN-13: 9780631210023

Edition: 2001

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This anthology promotes a new vision: American Philosophy as complex and constantly changing, enlivened by historically marginalized, yet never silent, voices. The readings provide a sense of the history and context of sophisticated, ongoing philosophical arguments. Some of the pressing questions considered are: bull; bull;What should be the future of all persons, particularly Americans? bull;What does it mean to be native, African, or of European heritage in America, in relation to the aims of humanity? bull;What type of community is warranted given the reality of a vast array of competing interests, cultures, and ideals? bull;What moral commitments and duties should we have to strangers in light of the institution of slavery and the history of ethnocide? By offering readings from different traditions, American Philosophies: An Anthology offers an informed view of the past, while compelling the reader to rethink the meaning of American Philosophy.
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List price: $66.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/21/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Prolegomenon to a Tradition: What is American Philosophy
Origin and Teleology
Letter to the Taino/Arawak Indians, 1493 (King Ferdinand of Aragon)
Speeches
How the World Began
The Interesting Narrative
A History of New York
Nature
Minds and Selves
Impressions of an Indian Childhood
Of Being and Original Sin
Principles of Psychology
Self-Consciousness, Social Consciousness and Nature
Our Brains and What Ails Them
Race
The Genesis of the Self and Social Control
Knowledge and Inquiry
Knowledge
An Introduction to the Study of Phylosophy Wrote in America for the Use of a Young Gentleman
What Pragmatism Is
The Supremacy of Method
The Practice of Philosophy
An American Urphilosophie
Community and Power
Traditional History of the Confederacy of the Six Nations (Committee of the Chiefs)
Account of My Life
The Federalist Papers
Observations on the New Constitution
Slavery and Freedom
The Pueblo Revolt, 1680
Fourth of July Address at Reidsville, New York, 1854
Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World, 1829
Prejudice Against People of Color, and Our Duties in Relation to this Subject
Civil Disobedience
Oration, Delivered in Corinthian Hall, Rochester, July 5, 1852
Women versus the Indian
Democracy and Utopia
Male Continence
Democratic Vistas
Newer Ideals of Peace
Anarchism: What It Really Stands For
What to Do and How to Do It
What the Indian Means to America (Luther Standing Bear)
Our Democracy and the American Indian
Cultural Pluralism
Index
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