A fresh and rigorous interpretation of William James's ethical theory, showing how experimenting with life's opportunities can transform one's self and life.
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.
A study of the development of Dewey's logic from 1916-1937 leading up to his final 1938 book on the subject.
Wide-ranging examination of American philosophy's ties to settler colonialism and its role as both an object and a force of decolonization.
Proposes a distinctly American approach to aesthetic judgment and practice.
Presents a new and unique method for developing principles to be applied in creating and increasing value.
Argues that we move beyond philosophy that is simply “comparative” and uses John Dewey’s late period reflections as the basis for an alternative.
Uncovers long-ignored political themes—ideology, propaganda, mind-control, and Orwellian history—at work within the pages of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.
A holistic reinterpretation of Santayana’s thought in terms of a dramatic philosophy of life.
A full account of the Metaphysical Club, featuring the members’ philosophical writings and four critical essays.
A study of John Marshall's political thought with special emphasis on his views of constitutional legitimacy, sovereignty, citizenship, and national identity.
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.
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.
Illustrates how William James’s philosophical pragmatism can help to resolve issues in everyday contemporary life.
Demonstrates the extent to which Josiah Royce’s ideas about race were motivated explicitly in terms of imperial conquest.
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.
Presentation of C. I. Lewis's final book, formulating a cognitivistic ethics.
A comparative analysis of Confucianism and the American Transcendentalist and Pragmatist traditions.
Presents strikingly original and contemporary answers to the most traditional philosophical problems in epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, and political theory.
Analysis of Dewey's pre-1916 work on logic and its relationship to his better-known 1938 book on the topic.
Demonstrates myriad points of connection between Whitehead's philosophy and mainstream philosophical traditions.
Exploration of Alfred North Whitehead's influence on Maurice Merleau-Ponty's ontology of nature.
Opens a dialogue between process philosophy and contemporary consciousness studies.
Leading scholars challenge and reinvigorate the pragmatic method of John Dewey.
Brings Chinese Daoist and Confucian thought into conversation with Western process, pragmatic, and naturalist philosophy and theology.
Differentiates inquiry from interpretation in order to secure a foundation for truth.
Explores James’s concept of the individual in terms of physiology, psychology, philosophy, and religion.
Examines John Dewey’s ideas in the context of evolutionary theory.
Critically engages the work of American philosopher Richard J. Bernstein.
A sustained reflection on philosopher John William Miller and the metaphysical presuppositions and implications of democracy.
A comprehensive look at how John Dewey's ethics can inform environmental issues.
Leading scholars evaluate the importance of Dewey's work for our times.
Offers a pragmatically oriented reconstruction of the central issues of time.
Presents a synoptic, compact, and accessible exposition of this influential and interesting sector of twentieth-century American philosophy.
This philosophical introduction to and discussion of social and political studies of science argues that scientific knowledge is socially constructed.
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 ...
This book presents a comprehensive, extended, and systematic analysis of social theory as it developed between the two World Wars, a period during which major transformation occurred. Centering on the ...
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 ...
Transformation of being begins exactly where one is. This is, for most of us, at home. We are acted upon by objects familiar to us, influenced in unfelt ways, and moved toward a destiny proper to a responsible ...
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 ...