By Heinrich Meier
By Heinrich Meier
By T.S. Owens
By Ralf Koerrenz,Norm Friesen
By Barbara S. Andrew,Jean Keller,Lisa H. Schwartzman
By Chad Kautzer,Eduardo Mendieta
Pragmatism has been known as "the leader glory of our country's highbrow culture" by way of its supporters and "a dog's dinner" via its detractors. whereas acknowledging pragmatism's direct ties to American imperialism and expansionism, Chad Kautzer, Eduardo Mendieta, and the participants to this quantity examine the position pragmatism performs, for greater or worse, in present discussions of nationalism, conflict, race, and group. What can pragmatism give a contribution to understandings of a various kingdom? How will we reconcile pragmatism's background with fresh alterations within the country's racial and ethnic make-up? How does pragmatism support to give an explanation for American values and associations and healthy them into new nationwide and multinational settings? The solutions to those questions show pragmatism's function in assisting to nourish the basic principles, politics, and tradition of latest America.
By Hans F Fulda,Jürgen Stolzenberg
By Bloomsbury,Felicity Joseph,Jack Reynolds,Ashley Woodward
Featuring a chain of essential learn instruments corresponding to an A to Z word list, a timeline of key occasions, texts and thinkers in existentialism, an inventory of assets, and an annotated advisor to extra analyzing, this Companion is an important source to assist the hot reader navigate during the center of Existentialism and sleek ecu philosophy.
By Renaud Barbaras,Jesús María Ayuso Díez
By John Carriero
Between Worlds is an authoritative statement on--and robust reinterpretation of--the founding paintings of recent philosophy, Descartes's Meditations. Philosophers have tended to learn Descartes's seminal paintings in an occasional means, interpreting its therapy of person subject matters whereas ignoring different components of the textual content. against this, John Carriero presents a sustained, systematic studying of the complete textual content, giving a close account of the positions opposed to which Descartes was once reacting, and revealing anew the solidarity, that means, and originality of the Meditations.
Carriero reveals within the Meditations a virtually non-stop argument opposed to Thomistic Aristotelian methods of wondering cognition, and indicates extra basically than ever earlier than how Descartes bridged the outdated international of scholasticism and the recent considered one of mechanistic naturalism. instead of casting Descartes's venture basically when it comes to skepticism, wisdom, and walk in the park, Carriero makes a speciality of basic disagreements among Descartes and the scholastics over the character of knowing, the relation among the senses and the mind, the character of the man or woman, and the way and to what volume God is cognized through humans. by contrast history, Carriero indicates, Descartes built his personal conceptions of brain, physique, and the relation among them, making a coherent, philosophically wealthy undertaking within the Meditations and surroundings the time table for a century of rationalist metaphysics.
By George Steiner,Donatella Zazzi