American Philosophy

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The Rorty-Habermas Debate

Argues that out of the confrontation between Rorty and Habermas, we might be able to find a new way to think about the kind of politics we need today.

John Dewey's Later Logical Theory

A study of the development of Dewey's logic from 1916-1937 leading up to his final 1938 book on the subject.

Decolonizing American Philosophy

Wide-ranging examination of American philosophy's ties to settler colonialism and its role as both an object and a force of decolonization.

American Aesthetics

Proposes a distinctly American approach to aesthetic judgment and practice.

Hyperthematics

Presents a new and unique method for developing principles to be applied in creating and increasing value.

Experiments in Intra-cultural Philosophy Set (Volumes 1 and 2)

Argues that we move beyond philosophy that is simply “comparative” and uses John Dewey’s late period reflections as the basis for an alternative.

John Dewey and Confucian Thought

Assesses John Dewey’s visit to China in 1919–21 as an “intra-cultural” episode and promotes “Chinese natural philosophy” as a philosophical context in which to understand the connections between Dewey’s philosophy and early Confucian thinking.

Pragmatism Applied

Illustrates how William James’s philosophical pragmatism can help to resolve issues in everyday contemporary life.

The Real Metaphysical Club

A full account of the Metaphysical Club, featuring the members’ philosophical writings and four critical essays.

John Dewey and Daoist Thought

Proposes an “intra-cultural philosophy” based on John Dewey’s “cultural turn” and promotes Daoist thought as a resource that can help to reconstruct outmoded assumptions that continue to shape how we currently think.

Life as Insinuation

A holistic reinterpretation of Santayana’s thought in terms of a dramatic philosophy of life.

John Marshall's Constitutionalism

A study of John Marshall's political thought with special emphasis on his views of constitutional legitimacy, sovereignty, citizenship, and national identity.

The Politics of Paradigms

Uncovers long-ignored political themes—ideology, propaganda, mind-control, and Orwellian history—at work within the pages of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.

Another white Man's Burden

Demonstrates the extent to which Josiah Royce’s ideas about race were motivated explicitly in terms of imperial conquest.

Partial Truths and Our Common Future

Argues that a pluralistic understanding of truth can foster productive conversations about common concerns involving religion, science, ethics, politics, economics, and ecology without falling into relativism.

Confucianism and American Philosophy

A comparative analysis of Confucianism and the American Transcendentalist and Pragmatist traditions.

Essays on the Foundations of Ethics

By C. I. Lewis
Edited by John Lange
Subjects: Philosophy

Presentation of C. I. Lewis's final book, formulating a cognitivistic ethics.

Entanglements

Presents strikingly original and contemporary answers to the most traditional philosophical problems in epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, and political theory.

John Dewey's Earlier Logical Theory

Analysis of Dewey's pre-1916 work on logic and its relationship to his better-known 1938 book on the topic.

Whitehead's Philosophy

Demonstrates myriad points of connection between Whitehead's philosophy and mainstream philosophical traditions.

Process Approaches to Consciousness in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Philosophy of Mind

Opens a dialogue between process philosophy and contemporary consciousness studies.

Expanding Process

Brings Chinese Daoist and Confucian thought into conversation with Western process, pragmatic, and naturalist philosophy and theology.

Styles of Thought

By David Weissman
Subjects: Philosophy

Differentiates inquiry from interpretation in order to secure a foundation for truth.

New Morning

Essays and poems explore the contemporary relevance of Emerson’s work and thought.

The Dynamic Individualism of William James

Explores James’s concept of the individual in terms of physiology, psychology, philosophy, and religion.

John Dewey in China

Shows how John Dewey’s visit to China from 1919 to 1921 influenced his social and political thought.

Evolution's First Philosopher

Examines John Dewey’s ideas in the context of evolutionary theory.

The Pragmatic Century

Critically engages the work of American philosopher Richard J. Bernstein.

Time, Continuity, and Indeterminacy

Offers a pragmatically oriented reconstruction of the central issues of time.

Process Metaphysics

Presents a synoptic, compact, and accessible exposition of this influential and interesting sector of twentieth-century American philosophy.

The Social Self in Zen and American Pragmatism

This is the first book on East-West comparative thought to critically analyze the Zen Buddhist model of self in modern Japanese philosophy from the standpoint of American pragmatism.

Normative Cultures

This is a philosophic study of theory and practical reason focusing on social obligation and personal responsibility. It draws on Chinese as well as Western Traditions of philosophy.

Charles Peirce's Pragmatic Pluralism

This work runs counter to the traditional interpretations of Peirce's philosophy by eliciting an inherent strand of pragmatic pluralism that is embedded in the very core of his thought and that weaves ...

Richard Rorty

This book is a discussion of the nature and import of Richard Rorty's philosophy, particularly as it relates to his reevaluation of American pragmatism. Rorty's thinking is assessed within the context ...

American Philosophy

This anthology demonstrates the richness and diversity of the American intellectual heritage. In it we see how Jonathan Edwards grapples with the problem of how to reconcile freedom and responsibility ...