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American Philosophy

An Encyclopedia

by Lachs

  • 62 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages800
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Open LibraryOL7496846M
ISBN 100415939267
ISBN 109780415939263

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Supplement to Philosophy " Description: x, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: The context of American philosophy / Marcus G. Singer --Charles Sanders Peirce / Vincent G. Potter --William James / Peter Jones --John Dewey / H.S. Thayer --George Herbert Mead: philosophy and the pragmatic self / James Campbell --George . The American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States. Founded by Benjamin Franklin in , it continues its mission of "promoting useful knowledge" through research, fellowships, and public outreach.

John Kaag is a professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is the author of American Philosophy: A Love Story, which was an NPR Best Book of and a New York Times Editors’ Choice. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, and many other lives outside Boston with his wife and daughter. Part intellectual history, part memoir, American Philosophy is an invigorating investigation of American pragmatism and the wisdom that underlies a meaningful life.

American Philosophy: A Historical Anthology - Ebook written by Barbara MacKinnon. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read American Philosophy: A Historical Anthology. American Philosophy A Love Story (Book): Kaag, John J.: "John Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that belonged to the eminent Harvard philosopher William Ernest Hocking. Hocking was one of the last true giants of American philosophy and a direct intellectual.


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John Kaag's book, "American Philosophy: A Love Story" is deeply personal as well as philosophically insightful. Kaag, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, writes for a broad audience and, in words he uses to describe his aim, "successfully bridges the gap between philosophical and creative writing"/5(91).

American Philosophy is first of all a memoir of the author’s failed marriage and his falling in love with the woman (married at the time) who would become his second wife.

It is also a survey of American philosophy from Thoreau and Emerson to William James, Josiah Royce and William Ernest Hocking/5. In this engaging book, Douglas Anderson begins with the assumption that philosophy—the Greek love of wisdom—is alive and well in American culture.

At the same time, professional philosophy remains relatively on traverses American life to find places in the wider. The best books on American Philosophy 1 Essays: First and Second Series by Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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This book is a history of American philosophical thinking, social and political thinking, polemic, and much more. The book sees American philosophy as centered in a philosophy of by: 8.

This book presents a survey of the historical development of American philosophy, as well as coverage of key contemporary issues in America including race theory, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the ideal introduction to the work of the major American thinkers, past and present, and the sheer breadth of their ideas and influence.

Major concerns in American and British philosophy in the 20th cent. have included formal logic, the philosophy of science, and epistemology. Leading early figures included G. Moore, Bertrand Russell, and Ludwig Wittgenstein; Anglo-American philosophy was later exemplified by logical positivists like Rudolph Carnap.

In “American Philosophy,” the professor John Kaag writes about a discovery that gave him a new sense of self and transformed his notions about life.

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Read the Top 21 Philosophy Books of All Time. American Philosophy Series The American Philosophy Series at Lexington Books features cutting-edge scholarship in the burgeoning field of American philosophy.

Some of the volumes in this series are historically oriented and seek to reframe the American canon's primary figures: James, Peirce, Dewey, and DuBois, among others. Routledge Studies in American Philosophy About the Series This series is dedicated to monographs and essay collections that examine, from diverse theoretical perspectives, any aspects of America’s rich web of philosophical traditions, from the 17 th Century onwards.

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It's an exhilarating read.” —Heller McAlpin, NPR. American Philosophy Titles Available on Open Access Fordham University Press and Fordham University Libraries is one of eight institutions to receive a grant in the Humanities Open Book Program, a program jointly sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W.

Mellon Foundation. A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.

With its lucid, winning blend of autobiography, biography, and serious philosophical reflection, American Philosophy provides a magnificently accessible introduction to. American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia. The Encyclopedia of American Philosophy provides coverage of the major figures, concepts, historical periods and traditions in American philosophical thought.

Containing over entries written by scholars who are experts in the field, this Encyclopedia is the first of its kind. The Communist Manifesto and Other Writings, by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design.

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Hocking was one of the last true giants of American philosophy and a direct intellectual descendent of William James, the father of American philosophy and psychology, with whom Kaag feels a deep kinship. It is James’s question “Is life worth living?” that guides this remarkable book.3/5(2).

Throughout the book, the author deftly intertwines the narrative threads in a story perfect for book lovers and soul searchers alike.

Kaag's lively prose, acute self-examination, unfolding romance, and instructive history of philosophy as a discipline make for a surprisingly absorbing : John Kaag. The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life aroundJohn Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that belonged to the eminent Harvard philosopher William Ernest Hocking.

Hocking was one of the last true giants of American philosophy 4/5(4).John Kaag's book, "American Philosophy: A Love Story" is deeply personal as well as philosophically insightful. Kaag, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, writes for a broad audience and, in words he uses to describe his aim, "successfully bridges the gap between philosophical and creative writing"/5(76).