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.
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.
Argues that we move beyond philosophy that is simply “comparative” and uses John Dewey’s late period reflections as the basis for an alternative.
A full account of the Metaphysical Club, featuring the members’ philosophical writings and four critical essays.
Illustrates how William James’s philosophical pragmatism can help to resolve issues in everyday contemporary life.
A study of John Marshall's political thought with special emphasis on his views of constitutional legitimacy, sovereignty, citizenship, and national identity.
A holistic reinterpretation of Santayana’s thought in terms of a dramatic philosophy of life.
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.
Uncovers long-ignored political themes—ideology, propaganda, mind-control, and Orwellian history—at work within the pages of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.
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.
A comparative analysis of Confucianism and the American Transcendentalist and Pragmatist traditions.
Presentation of C. I. Lewis's final book, formulating a cognitivistic ethics.
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.
Opens a dialogue between process philosophy and contemporary consciousness studies.
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.
Essays and poems explore the contemporary relevance of Emerson’s work and thought.
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.
Introduces the spiritual ideas of three major American philosophers.
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.
Uses the thought of Wang Yang-ming, John Dewey, and Alfred North Whitehead to explain a more coherent theory of knowledge.
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 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.
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.
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 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 ...
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 ...