1st Edition

Pragmatism

Edited By

Russell B. Goodman



ISBN 9780415288453
Published May 31, 2005 by Routledge
1728 Pages

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Book Description

Presenting key texts in and about pragmatism, this collection of essays explores pragmatism's origins, applications, and weaknesses, as well as its remarkable versatility as an approach not only to issues of truth and knowledge, but to ethics and social philosophy, literature, law, aesthetics, religion, and education.

Exploring a wide range of work on topics spanning from the birth of pragmatism in nineteenth century America, to its contemporary revival as an international and multi-disciplinary phenomenon, the collection:

* is international in scope, covering a wide range of sources, including key American pragmatists such as Nelson Goodman and Morton White
* includes key articles on the contemporary neopragmatism revival
* considers pragmatism's influences across disciplines
* presents newly translated papers.

With an impressive breadth and range of content, the set also includes a both a general introduction and introductions to each volume by the editor, a chronological table of contents, and a full index to provide a valuable and unique research resource for student and scholar alike.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Pragmatism’s First Decades  Volume II: Origins and Influences; The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Pragmatism  Volume III: Moral and Political Issues; Law; Education  Volume IV: Neopragmatism; Aesthetics

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