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  • Misak, C. J. (Cheryl J.), author.
     
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    The American pragmatists / Cheryl Misak.
    by Misak, C. J. (Cheryl J.), author.
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  • Pragmatism.
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  • Philosophy, American -- 19th century.
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  • Philosophy, American -- 20th century.
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  • Philosophy, American -- 21st century.
  • ISBN: 
    9780199231201 (hbk.)
    0199231206 (hbk.)
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    xvi, 286 pages ; 24 cm.
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    First edition.
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    Introduction : The trajectory of American pragmatism -- Part I. The founders of pragmatism : Pragmatist themes in early American thought : Introduction : Empiricism and idealism ; Puritanism ; Transcendentalism -- Chauncey Wright (1830-75) : The English and Scottish influence ; Science, metaphysics, and religion ; Pragmatism, positivism, verificationism -- Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) : Influences ; The pragmatic maxim ; Inquiry: the fixation of belief ; Truth as indefeasibility ; Experience and reality ; Mathematics, metaphysics, religion, and morals ; Abduction, deduction, induction ; Regulative assumptions -- William James (1842-1910) : Psychology and radical empiricism ; The pragmatic maxim and truth as usefulness ; The will to believe ; The breadth of experience ; Ethics -- Fellow travelers : Oliver Wendell Holmes: law and experience ; Josiah Royce: Harvard idealism vs. Harvard pragmatism ; The extreme view of F.C.S. Schiller -- Part II. The middle period : The reception of early American pragmatism : The British front ; The home front -- John Dewey (1859-1952) : Dewey, Peirce, and James ; The theory of inquiry ; Dewey's metaphysics ; Truth and the quest for certainty ; Ethics and inquiry ; Democracy and political philosophy -- Fellow travelers : George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) and the Chicago School ; George Santayana (1863-1952) and the realists ; The New York naturalists and the state of pragmatism at the end of the classical era -- Part III. The path to the twenty-first century. The rise of logical empiricism : Logical empiricism ; Peirce and logical empiricism ; Dewey and the unity of science movement ; Charles Morris and the resurrection of Peirce's theory of signs ; Logical empiricism turns to pragmatism -- Clarence Irving Lewis (1883-1964) : Pragmatist pedigree ; Lewis and the logical empiricism ; Anti-foundationalism and the given ; Value ; A pragmatic conception of the a priori -- Willard van Orman Quine (1908-2000) : The first dogma of empiricism and a pragmatic conception of the analytic ; The second dogma and the pragmatist theory of truth ; Holism without ethics -- Fellow travelers : Morton Whit's full-time holism ; Nelson Goodman: induction and world-making ; Wilfred Sellars: norms and reasons -- Richard Rorty (1931-2007) : Pragmatism vs. analytic philosophy ; Rorty's revolutionary pragmatism ; Truth and our practices ; Rorty's Less revolutionary pragmatism -- Hilary Putnam (1926- ) : Pragmatist pedigree ; Truth and metaphysics ; Against disquotationalism ; Fact and value -- The current debates : Inheritors of the classical positions ; Naturalism, anti-representationalism, disquotationalism ; One community or many? ; Conclusion.
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