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Title 100 years of pragmatism : William James's revolutionary philosophy / edited by John J. Stuhr
Published Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (215 pages)
Series American philosophy
American philosophy.
Contents Introduction: 100 years of pragmatism / John J. Stuhr -- James's Pragmatism and American culture, 1907-2007 / James T. Kloppenberg -- The enemies of pragmatism / Mark Bauerlein -- The earth must resume its rights : a Jamesian genealogy of immaturity / Ross Posnock -- Pragmatism and death : method vs. metaphor, tragedy vs. the will to believe / William J. Gavin -- William James's pragmatism : a distinctly mixed bag / Bruce Wilshire -- The deconstruction of traditional philosophy in William James's pragmatism / Richard M. Gale -- James on truth and solidarity : the epistemology of diversity and the politics of specificity / José M. Medina -- Pragmatism, nihilism, and democracy : what is called thinking at the end of modernity? / James Livingston -- Active tension / Linda Simon -- Reflections on the future of pragmatism / Ruth Anna Putnam -- Looking toward last things : James's pragmatism beyond its first century / John J. Stuhr
Summary William James claimed that his Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking would prove triumphant and epoch-making. Today, after more than 100 years, how is pragmatism to be understood? What has been its cultural and philosophical impact? Is it a crucial resource for current problems and for life and thought in the future? John J. Stuhr and the distinguished contributors to this multidisciplinary volume address these questions, situating them in personal, philosophical, political, American, and g
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject James, William, 1842-1910.
James, William, 1842-1910. Pragmatism
Form Electronic book
Author Stuhr, John J.
LC no. 2009025717
ISBN 025300392X (electronic bk.)
9780253003928 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles One hundred years of pragmatism