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Companion to Pragmatism

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ISBN-10: 1405188332

ISBN-13: 9781405188333

Edition: 2008

Authors: John R. Shook, Joseph Margolis

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List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/24/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.80" wide x 9.70" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

John R. Shook, PhD, was a professor of philosophy at Oklahoma State University, USA, from 2000 to 2006, and then he joined the faculty of the Science and the Public online EdM program at the University at Buffalo, New York, USA, where he also is research associate in philosophy. His publications focus on John Dewey, American intellectual history, pragmatism, social and political theory, and ethics.

List of Contributors
Notes on Abbreviations
Introduction: Pragmatism, Retrospective, and Prospective
Major Figures
Charles Sanders Peirce
William James
F. C. S. Schiller and European Pragmatists
John Dewey
George H. Mead
Jane Addams
Alain Locke
C. I. Lewis
W. V. Quine
Hilary Putnam
J8rgen Habermas
Richard Rorty
Transforming Philosophy
Not Cynicism, but Synechism: Lessons From Peirce
Peirce and Cartesian Rationalism
James, Empiricism, and Absolute Idealism
Hegel and Realism
Dewey, Dualism, and Naturalism
Expressivism and Mead's Social Self
Marxism and Critical Theory
Philosophical Hermeneutics
Analytic Philosophy
Pluralism, Relativism, and Historicism
Experience as Freedom
Culture and Nature
Pragmatism as Anti-Authoritarianism
Intelligence and Ethics
Democracy and Value Inquiry
Liberal Democracy
Pluralism and Deliberative Democracy
Philosophy as Education
Creativity and Society
Religious Empiricism and Naturalism
Aesthetic Experience and the Neurobiology of Inquiry
Cognitive Science
Inquiry, Deliberation, and Method
Pragmatic Idealism and Metaphysical Realism
Scientific Realism, Antirealism, and Empiricism
Name Index
Subject Index