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Title Pragmatism : from progressivism to postmodernism / edited by Robert Hollinger & David Depew
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995

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Description xviii, 348 pages ; 25 cm
Contents General Introduction / David Depew and Robert Hollinger -- 1. The Problem of Pragmatism in American History: A Look Back and a Look Ahead / David A. Hollinger -- 2. William James and Richard Rorty: Context and Conversation / George Cotkin -- 3. Community Without Fusion: Dewey, Mead, Tufts / James Campbell -- 4. Pragmatism, Technology, and Scientism: Are the Methods of the Scientific-Technical Disciplines Relevant to Social Problems? / Larry A. Hickman -- 5. The Perils of Personality: Lewis Mumford and Politics After Liberalism / Casey Nelson Blake -- 6. Fertile Ground: Pragmatism, Science, and Logical Positivism / Daniel J. Wilson -- 7. American Philosophy and Its Lost Public / Bruce Kuklick -- 8. James, Quine, and Analytic Pragmatism / Isaac Nevo -- 9. Vanishing Frontiers in American Philosophy: Two Dogmas of Idealism / Ralph W. Sleeper -- 10. The Decline of Evolutionary Naturalism in Later Pragmatism / Randall Auxier
11. Rorty's Pragmatism and the Linguistic Turn / Rickard Donovan -- 12. American Pragmatism and the Humanist Tradition / Konstantin Kolenda -- 13. Postmodern Pragmatism: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Derrida, and Rorty / Bernd Magnus -- 14. Richard Rorty's Romantic Pragmatism / Isaac Nevo -- 15. Pragmatism, Democracy, and the Imagination: Rethinking the Deweyan Legacy / Giles Gunn -- 16. Theory, Pragmatisms, and Politics / Cornel West
Analysis Pragmatism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-339) and index
Subject Positivism -- History.
Postmodernism -- History.
Pragmatism -- History.
Author Depew, David J., 1942-
Hollinger, Robert.
LC no. 94022657
ISBN 027594882X (hardcover : alk. paper)