Values and Value Theory in Twentieth-century America

Values and Value Theory in Twentieth-century America

By: Ivar E. Berg (editor), Murray G. Murphy (editor)Hardback

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Murray G. Murphey is Professor of American Civilization at the University of Pennsylvania. Ivar Berg is Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.


1. The Concept of Value and Its Travels in Twentieth-Century America Abraham Edel 2. Whatever Happened to Pragmatism? Robert Schwartz 3. John Dewey and the Founding Fathers R. W. Sleeper 4. Dewey and the Class Struggle Peter Manicas 5. Dewey, Inquiry, and Problem-Solving Finbarr W. O'Connor 6. The Gamble for Excellence: John Dewey's Pedagogy of Experience John J. McDermott 7. Thorstein Veblen: Instinctive Values and Evolutionary Science Murray G. Murphey 8. The "TWO Cultures" and the Modem Imagination Leon Edel 9. Truths of Fiction: Value as Metaphor in Modem Literature Chaim Potok 10. Rationality, Ritual. and Relativism Lawrence Foster 11. A Limited Defense of the National Interest Robert L. Simon 12. Teaching "Ethics in Business": Leave It to Sisyphus Ivar Berg 13. Computers at School Israel Scheffler 14. Dirty Hands Joseph Margolis

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  • ISBN13: 9780877225577
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 308
  • ID: 9780877225577
  • ISBN10: 0877225575

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