Pragmatism A Reader

ISBN-10: 0679775447
ISBN-13: 9780679775447
Edition: 1998
Authors: Louis Menand
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Description: Pragmatism has been called America's only major contribution to philosophy. In this text Louis Menand has brought together an anthology of classic and contemporary pragmatist writings.

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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/7/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Pragmatism has been called America's only major contribution to philosophy. In this text Louis Menand has brought together an anthology of classic and contemporary pragmatist writings.

An Introduction to Pragmatism
A Note on the Selections
The First Generation
Peirce from "Some Consequences of Four Incapacities" (1968)
"The Fixation of Belief" (1877)
"How to Make Our Ideas Clear" (1878) from "a Guess at the Riddle" (ca. 1890) from "Evolutionary Love" (1893)
"A Definition of Pragmatism" (ca. 1904) from "Habit," in The Principles of Psychology(1890)
"The Will to Believe" (1896)
"What Pragmatism Means," in Pragmatism(1907) "Pragmatism's Conception of Truth," in Pragmatism(1907) from "A Pluralistic Universe (1909) Oliver Wendell Holmes from "Lecture I
Early Forms of Liability," in The Common Law(1881) from "Lecture III
Torts Trespass and Negligence," in The Common Law(1881) from "Privilege, Malice, and Intent" (1894)
"The Path of the Law" (1897) from "Ideals and Doubts" (1915)
"Natural Law" (1918) from Abrams v. United States(1919)
"The Ethics of Democracy" (1888) "Theories of Knowledge," in Democracy and Education(1916) from "The Need for a Recovery of Philosophy" (1917)
"Experience, Nature and Art," inExperience and Nature(1925) "I Believe" (1939) from "A Function of the Social Settlement" (1899)
George Herbet Mead "The Mechanism of Social Consciousness" (1912) "A Contrast of Individualistic and Social Theories of the Self" (ca. 1927) Contemporary Pragmatism
"Philosophy as a Kind of Writing: An Essay on Derrida" (1978-79) "Postmodernist Bourgeois Liberalism" (1983) "Fact and Value," in Reason, Truth and History(1981)
Michaels from "Against Theory" (1982)
"Pragmatism, Pluralism, and the Healing of Wounds" (1988)
from "Prophetic Pragmatism," in The American Evasion of Philosophy (1989)
"A Pragmatist Manifesto," inThe Problems of Jurisprudence(1990)
Richard Poirier "Reading Pragmatically," in Poetry and Pragmatism(1992) from "The Future of History," in Telling the Truth About History(1994)
Bibliography
Notes
Index

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