American Modern: The Path Not Taken: Aesthetics, Metaphysics, and Intellectual History in Classic American Philosophy
By: Victorino Tejera (author)Paperback
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Written in the American tradition, American Modern: The Path Not Taken describes how four major American thinkers practiced philosophy non-reductively by incorporating the arts and other human activities. Tejera provides a detailed analysis of Peirce, Dewey, Santayana, and Buchler, showing that the importance they placed on the human can cure what is missing in recent philosophy. American Modern will interest philosophers, historians of philosophy, and scholars of American intellectual history.
Victorino Tejera is emeritus university professor of humanities at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. His previous works include City-State Foundations of Western Political Thought, Nietzsche and Greek Thought, Semiotics from Peirce to Barthes, and History and Anti-History in Philosophy.
Chapter 1 Peirce's Semiotic Philosophy: A Methodeutic of Art and Science Chapter 2 Dewey's Philosophy of Culture Chapter 3 Philosophy as Spiritual Discipline in Santayana: Asthetics, Metaphysics, and Intellectual History Chapter 4 Buchler's Metaphysics: The Dimensions of the Reflective Activity Chapter 5 American Philosophic Historiography Chapter 6 Index
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