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Pragmatism established a philosophical presence over a century ago through the work of Charles Peirce, William James and John Dewey, and has enjoyed an unprecedented revival in recent years owing to the pioneering efforts of Richard Rorty and Hilary Putnam. The essays in this volume explore the history and themes of classic pragmatism, discuss the revival of pragmatism and show how it engages with a range of areas of inquiry including politics, law, education, aesthetics, religion and feminism. Together they provide readers with an overview of the richness and vitality of pragmatist thinking and the influence that it continues to exert both in philosophy and other disciplines. The volume will be of interest to students and scholars of pragmatism, American philosophy and political theory.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: the pragmatic orientation|
|'Peirce's Principle' and the origins of pragmatism|
|James' Holism: the human continuum|
|Dewey's pragmatism: instrumentalism and meliorism|
|W. V. Quine: pragmatism within the limits of empiricism alone|
|Hegel and pragmatism|
|Heidegger's pragmatism redux|
|Putnam, pragmatism, and the fate of metaphysics|
|Rorty's contribution to pragmatism: imagination over truth|
|Pragmatism at Work:|
|Feminism and pragmatism|
|Education and the pragmatic temperament|
|Dewey's pragmatic aesthetics: the contours of experience|
|Pragmatism and religion|
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