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Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy (Cheryl Misak (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2008) 9780199219315
Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy (Cheryl Misak (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2008) 9780199219315
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Title: The Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy

Author: Misak, Cheryl (ed)

Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 2008

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780199219315

Volumes: 1; Pages: 656

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Cheryl Misak presents the first collective study of the development of philosophy in North America, from the 18th century to the end of the 20th century. Twenty-six leading experts examine distinctive features of American philosophy, trace notable themes, and consider the legacy and influence of notable figures. This will be the first reference point for future work on the subject, and a fascinating resource for anyone interested in modern philosophy or American intellectual history.Features* An accessible and authoritative guide to American philosophy* Contains brilliant new essays from an eminent, international team of contributors* Essential for anyone working in the central areas of American philosophyTable of Contents1. Jonathan Edwards and 18th Century Religious Philosophy, Roger Ward2. Emerson, Romanticism and Classical American Pragmatism, Russell B. Goodman3. Peirce and Pragmatism: American Connections, Douglas Anderson4. William James, Henry Jackman5. John Dewey: Inquiry, Ethics and Democracy, Matthew Festenstein6. Josiah Royce: Idealism, Transcendentalism, Pragmatism, Kelly Parker7. George Santayana: Ordinary Reflection Systematized, Glenn Tiller8. A Pragmatist Wordview: George Herbert Mead's Philosophy of the Act, Cornelis De Waal9. W. E. B. Dubois: Double-Consciousness, Jamesian Sympathy and the Critical Turn, Mitchell Aboulafia10. The Pragmatist Family Romance, Robert Westbrook11. The Reception of Early American Pragmatism, Cheryl Misak12. Whitehead's Metaphysical System, John Lango13. Thorstein Veblen and American Social Criticism, Joseph Heath14. Pragmatism and the Cold War, Robert Talisse15. Pragmatism and the Given: C. I. Lewis, Quine and Peirce, Chris Hookway16. W. V. Quine, Arif Ahmed17. Philosophy of Science in America, Alan Richardson18. The Influence of Wittgenstein on American Philosophy, Hanjo Glock19. Placing in a Space of Norms: Neo-Sellarsian Philosophy in the 21st Century, Mark Lance20. Rorty, Davidson and the Future of Metaphysics in America, Bjorn Ramberg21. Analytic Philosophy in America, Scott Soames22. Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics, Danielle Macbeth23. Liberal Equality: What, Where and Why, Kok-Chor Tan24. Legal Philosophy in America, Brian Bix25. American Moral Philosophy, Brad Hooker26. Essences, Intersections and American Feminism, Ann Garry
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