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Author Trout, Lara.

Title The politics of survival : Peirce, affectivity, and social criticism / Lara Trout
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 362 pages)
Series American philosophy series
American philosophy series (Unnumbered)
Contents Peircean affectivity -- The affectivity of cognition : Journal of speculative philosophy cognition series, 1868-69 -- The affectivity of inquiry : Popular science monthly illustrations of the logic of science series, 1877-78 -- The law of mind, association, and sympathy : Monist "cosmology series" and Association writings, 1890s -- Critical common-sensism, 1900s
Summary How can sincere, well-meaning people unintentionally perpetuate discrimination based on race, sex, sexuality, or other socio-political factors? To address this question, Lara Trout engages a neglected dimension of Charles S. Peirce's philosophy - human embodiment - in order to highlight the compatibility between Peirce's ideas and contemporary work in social criticism. This compatibility, which has been neglected in both Peircean and social criticism scholarship, emerges when the body is fore-grounded among the affective dimensions of Peirce's philosophy (including feeling, emotion, belief, do
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914.
Cognition -- Philosophy.
Discrimination -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010005584
ISBN 0823232972 (electronic bk.)
0823235807 (electronic bk.)
0823249190 (electronic bk.)
9780823232970 (electronic bk.)
9780823235803 (electronic bk.)
9780823249190 (electronic bk.)
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