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The American philosopher [electronic resource] :conversations with Quine, Davidson, Putnam, Nozick, Danto, Rorty, Cavell, MacIntyre, and Kuhn / Giovanna Borradori ; translated by Rosanna Crocitto.

By: Borradori, Giovanna.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994Description: 1 online resource (xii, 177 p.).ISBN: 0226065715 (electronic bk.); 9780226065717 (electronic bk.); 0226066495 (electronic bk.); 9780226066493 (electronic bk.); 9780226066479; 0226066479; 9780226066486 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0226066487 (pbk. : alk. paper).Uniform titles: Conversazioni americane. English Subject(s): Philosophy, American -- 20th century | Philosophers -- United States -- Interviews | Electronic books | Philosophie am�ericaine -- 20e si�ecle | Philosophes -- �Etats-Unis -- Entretiens | PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Modern | Filosofen | PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 191 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHER; CONTENTS; Preface to the English Edition; Preface; The Atlantic Wall; 1 Twentieth-Century Logic; 2 Post-Analytic Visions; 3 Between the New Left and Judaism; 4 Anarchy at Harvard; 5 The Cosmopolitan Alphabet of Art; 6 After Philosophy, Democracy; 7 An Apology for Skepticism; 8 Nietzsche or Aristotle?; 9 Paradigms of Scientific Evolution; Index.
Summary: In this lively look at current debates in American philosophy, leading philosophers talk candidly about the changing character of their discipline. In the spirit of Emerson's The American Scholar, this book explores the identity of the American philosopher. Through informal conversations, the participants discuss the rise of post-analytic philosophy in America and its relations to European thought and to the American pragmatist tradition. They comment on their own intellectual development as well as each others' work, charting the course of American philosophy over the past few decades. Giovan.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHER; CONTENTS; Preface to the English Edition; Preface; The Atlantic Wall; 1 Twentieth-Century Logic; 2 Post-Analytic Visions; 3 Between the New Left and Judaism; 4 Anarchy at Harvard; 5 The Cosmopolitan Alphabet of Art; 6 After Philosophy, Democracy; 7 An Apology for Skepticism; 8 Nietzsche or Aristotle?; 9 Paradigms of Scientific Evolution; Index.

In this lively look at current debates in American philosophy, leading philosophers talk candidly about the changing character of their discipline. In the spirit of Emerson's The American Scholar, this book explores the identity of the American philosopher. Through informal conversations, the participants discuss the rise of post-analytic philosophy in America and its relations to European thought and to the American pragmatist tradition. They comment on their own intellectual development as well as each others' work, charting the course of American philosophy over the past few decades. Giovan.

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