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Author Roth, Robert J.

Title British empiricism and American pragmatism : new directions and neglected arguments / by Robert J. Roth
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 205 pages)
Series Fordham American philosophy
Contents Experience -- Cause and effect, and necessary connection -- Personal identity -- Moral, social, and political theories : the empiricists -- More, social, and political theories : the pragmatists -- New directions and neglected challenges
Summary This volume contributes to the remarkable resurgence in interest for American pragmatism and its proponents, William James, C.S. Peirce, and John Dewey, by focusing on the influence of British empiricism, especially the philosophies of Locke and Hume, and the sharp differences between the two traditions. It is Roth's collection that American pragmatism, sometimes called America's first "indigenous" philosophy, has something significant to say philosophically, not only to America, but for the world. Heretofore, the lines of development and divergence between British empiricism and American pragmatism have not been sufficiently developed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-199) and index
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Subject Empiricism.
Philosophy, American.
Philosophy, British.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585148376 (electronic bk.)
9780585148373 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles British empiricism & American pragmatism