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American Philosopher Conversations with Quine, Davidson, Putnam, Nozick, Danto, Rorty, Cavell, MacIntyre, Kuhn

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ISBN-10: 0226066487

ISBN-13: 9780226066486

Edition: 1993

Authors: Giovanna Borradori, Rosanna Crocitto

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In this lively look at current debates in American philosophy, leading philosophers talk candidly about the changing character of their discipline. In the spirit of Emerson's The American Scholar, this book explores the identity of the American philosopher. Through informal conversations, the participants discuss the rise of post-analytic philosophy in America and its relations to European thought and to the American pragmatist tradition. They comment on their own intellectual development as well as each others' work, charting the course of American philosophy over the past few decades. Giovanna Borradori, in her substantial introduction, explains the history of the analytic movement in…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 3/3/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Preface to the English Edition
Preface The Atlantic Wall
Twentieth-Century Logic
Post-Analytic Visions
Between the New Left and Judaism
Anarchy at Harvard
The Cosmopolitan Alphabet of Art
After Philosophy, Democracy
An Apology for Skepticism
Nietzsche or Aristotle?
Paradigms of Scientific Evolution
Index