By John Lachs,Robert B. Talisse
The Encyclopedia of yank Philosophy presents insurance of the key figures, techniques, ancient classes and traditions in American philosophical inspiration. Containing over six hundred entries written by way of students who're specialists within the box, this Encyclopedia is the 1st of its type. it's a scholarly reference paintings that's obtainable to the normal reader via explaining complicated principles simply and supplying abundant cross-references to facilitate extra study. The Encyclopedia of yank Philosophy incorporates a thorough analytical index and should function a regular, complete reference paintings for universities and colleges.
Topics lined include:
Great philosophers: Emerson, Dewey, James, Royce, Peirce, Santayana
Subjects: Pragmatism, development, the longer term, wisdom, Democracy, progress, Truth
Influences on American Philosophy: Hegel, Aristotle, Plato, British Enlightenment, Reformation
Self-Assessments: Joe Margolis, Donald Davidson, Susan Haack, Peter Hare, John McDermott, Stanley Cavell
Ethics: price, excitement, Happiness, responsibility, Judgment, Growth
Political Philosophy: announcement of Independence, Democracy, Freedom, Liberalism, group, Identity
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