Pragmatism (SAGE Formations in Social Thought 3rd)

Pragmatism (SAGE Formations in Social Thought 3rd)

By: Alan Malachowski (editor)Hardback

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The dramatic resurgence of American Pragmatism was one of the most important intellectual developments in the Twentieth Century. As the influence of this revitalised movement continues to spread across a variety of disciplines ranging from law to literary theory, the time is ripe for a considered reassessment of both its origins in the works of Charles Peirce, William James and John Dewey and its later revival in the hands of thinkers such as Richard Rorty and Hilary Putnam. This three-volume collection gathers together the necessary material for just such an 'assessment'. As such, it will an invaluable research tool for scholars and students who need to understand the significance of Pragmatism's unique place in the history of ideas. Alan Malachowski is an Honorary Lecturer in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of East Anglia.

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VOLUME ONE: THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF PRAGMATISM Introduction - Alan Malachowski Possibilities of Pragmatism PART ONE The Development of American Pragmatism - John Dewey Pragmatisms - Louis Menand PART TWO The Fixation of Belief - Charles S Peirce How to Make Our Ideas Clear - Charles S Peirce What Pragmatism Is - Charles S Peirce Issues of Pragmatism - Charles S Peirce Philosophy and the Conduct of Life - Charles S Peirce PART THREE The Will to Believe - William James The Pragmatic Method - William James What Pragmatism Means - William James Pragmatism's Conception of Truth - William James The Meaning of the Word Truth - William James PART FOUR What Pragmatism Means by Practical - John Dewey The Practical Character of Reality - John Dewey The Construction of Good - John Dewey The Pattern of Inquiry - John Dewey Education as Growth - John Dewey PART FIVE Circles - Ralph Waldo Emerson The Social Self - George Herbert Mead A Pragmatic Conception of the A Priori - Clarence Irving Lewis VOLUME TWO: THE REVIVAL OF PRAGMATISM PART ONE Two Dogmas of Empiricism - W V Quine Thinking as Instrumental - Sydney Hook Pragmatism, Pluralism and the Healing of Wounds - Richard Bernstein Pragmatism, Relativism and Irrationalism - Richard Rorty Pragmatism and Relativism - Hilary Putnam Universal Values and Traditional Ways of Life PART TWO C S Peirce - David Wiggins Belief, Truth and Going from the Known to the Unknown Truth and the Convergence of Opinion - Christopher Hookway James's Theory of Truth - Hilary Putnam Radical Empiricism - Graham Bird Dewey's Metaphysics - Richard Rorty Dewey and Democracy - James Campbell Thinking in the Emersonian Way - Mark Bauerlein PART THREE The Missing Pragmatic Revival in American Social Science - Alan Wolfe Hermeneutical Philosophy and Pragmatism - Patrick Heelan and Jay Schulkin A Philosophy of Science Varieties of Pragmatism - Robert Kraut Pragmatism and Truth - Douglas McDermid The Comparison Objection to Correspondence Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Language - Danielle Macbeth Pragmatism in Its Own Right - Alan Malachowski What's Pragmatic about Legal Pragmatism? - David Luban Culture, Nature, Eocosystem (or 'Why Nature Can't Be Naturalised') - Rupert Read VOLUME THREE: CRITICAL RESPONSES PART ONE William James' 'Pragmatism' - G E Moore Professor Dewey's 'Essays in Experimental Logic' - Bertrand Russell Dewey's New Logic - Bertrand Russell The Pragmatist Account of Truth and Its Misunderstanders - William James James, Aboutness and His British Critics - T L S Sprigge The Relevance of Dewey's Epistemology - Joseph Margolis Peirce's Logic of Pragmatic Inference - Mark Bauerlein PART TWO Rorty, Putnam and the Pragmatist View of Epistemology and Metaphysics - Teed Rockwell What is at Stake Between Putnam and Rorty? - Paul D Foster Rorty's Interpretation of Pragmatism - Garry Brodsky The Betrayal of Pragmatism - Ryan E Cull Rorty's Quarrel with James Philosophy as a Kind of Narrative - Christopher Norris Rorty on Post-Modern Liberal Culture Deconstruction and Pragmatism - Simon Critchley Is Derrida a Private Ironist or a Public Liberal? Pragmatism Minus Truth/No Limit - Alan Malachowski PART THREE Five Myths about Pragmatism, or, Against a Second Pragmatic Acquiescence - Eric A MacGilvray Pragmatism, Social Democracy and Political Argument - Matthew Festenstein Pragmatism - Hilary Putnam What's the Use of Calling Emerson a Pragmatist? - Stanley Cavell Religion and the Recent Revival of Pragmatism - Giles Gunn Pragmatism, Philosophy and Ways of Living - Alan Malachowski

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  • publication date: 16/06/2004
  • ISBN13: 9781412900577
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1048
  • ID: 9781412900577
  • weight: 1973
  • ISBN10: 1412900573
  • edition: 3rd

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