By John J Stuhr
William James claimed that his Pragmatism: a brand new identify for a few previous methods of considering may end up successful and epoch-making. at the present time, after greater than a hundred years, how is pragmatism to be understood? What has been its cultural and philosophical impression? Is it an important source for present difficulties and for all times and suggestion sooner or later? John J. Stuhr and the celebrated individuals to this multidisciplinary quantity deal with those questions, situating them in own, philosophical, political, American, and worldwide contexts. attractive James in unique methods, those eleven essays probe and expand the importance of pragmatism as they specialise in 4 significant, overlapping issues: pragmatism and American tradition; pragmatism as a style of considering and settling disagreements; pragmatism as thought of fact; and pragmatism as a temper, angle, or temperament.
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100 Years of Pragmatism: William James's Revolutionary Philosophy (American Philosophy) by John J Stuhr