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The American pragmatists; [electronic resource] selected writings. Edited by Milton R. Konvitz and Gail Kennedy.

By: Konvitz, Milton Ridvas, 1908- [ed.].
Contributor(s): Kennedy, Gail, 1900-1972 [joint ed.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Meridian books, M105.Publisher: New York, Meridian Books [1960]Description: 413 p. 18 cm.Subject(s): Pragmatism | PragmatismeDDC classification: 144.3 Other classification: 08.25 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882): Challenge -- Discipline -- Prospects -- William James (1842-1910): What pragmatism means -- Pragmatism's conception of truth -- The pragmatist account of truth and its misunderstanders -- Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914) -- The rules of philosophy -- The fixation of belief -- How to make our ideas clear -- Issues of pragmaticism -- The doctrine of necessity examined -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935) -- The path of the law -- "The best test of truth ..." -- Words that create "a clear and present danger" -- John Dewey (1859-1952): Philosophy and civilization -- The supremacy of method -- The construction of good -- Science and society -- Experience, nature and art -- Religion versus the religious -- George Herbert Mead (1863-1931): The genesis of the self and social control -- Percy W. Bridgman (1882- ): Broad points of view -- C.I. Lewis (1883- ): a pragmatic conception of the A priori -- Horace M. Kallen (1882- ): That you can change human nature -- The esthetic experience -- Sidney Hook (1902- ): The centrality of method -- The justification of democracy.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882): Challenge -- Discipline -- Prospects -- William James (1842-1910): What pragmatism means -- Pragmatism's conception of truth -- The pragmatist account of truth and its misunderstanders -- Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914) -- The rules of philosophy -- The fixation of belief -- How to make our ideas clear -- Issues of pragmaticism -- The doctrine of necessity examined -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935) -- The path of the law -- "The best test of truth ..." -- Words that create "a clear and present danger" -- John Dewey (1859-1952): Philosophy and civilization -- The supremacy of method -- The construction of good -- Science and society -- Experience, nature and art -- Religion versus the religious -- George Herbert Mead (1863-1931): The genesis of the self and social control -- Percy W. Bridgman (1882- ): Broad points of view -- C.I. Lewis (1883- ): a pragmatic conception of the A priori -- Horace M. Kallen (1882- ): That you can change human nature -- The esthetic experience -- Sidney Hook (1902- ): The centrality of method -- The justification of democracy.

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