The Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy
Edited by Cheryl Misak
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Oxford Handbook of American Philosophy by Cheryl Misak
Book DescriptionCheryl Misak presents the first collective study of the development of philosophy in North America, from the 18th century to the end of the 20th century. Twenty-six leading experts examine distinctive features of American philosophy, trace notable themes, and consider the legacy and influence of notable figures. This will be the first reference point for future work on the subject, and a fascinating resource for anyone interested in modern philosophy or American intellectual history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199219315
(252mm x 175mm x 40mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Cheryl Misak
Cambridge Pragmatism, Hardback (August 2016)
Cheryl Misak offers a strikingly new view of the reception of American pragmatism in England. Supposedly it never recovered from the attacks of Russell and Moore; but Misak shows that Frank Ramsey, under the influence of Peirce, developed a pragmatist position of great promise, and that he transmitted that pragmatism to his friend Wittgenstein
American Pragmatists, Paperback (January 2015)
Cheryl Misak presents a history of the great American philosophical tradition of pragmatism, from its inception in the 1870s to the present day. She traces the connections between classical American pragmatism and contemporary analytic philosophy, and draws out the continuing influence of pragmatist ideas in the recent history of philosophy.
New Pragmatists, Paperback (April 2009)
The great American philosophers Peirce, James, and Dewey pioneered the view that our philosophical concepts must be connected to our non-philosophical practices of inquiry and deliberation. In this volume leading contemporary philosophers explore and develop the pragmatist project, showing that pragmatism is a strong current in philosophy today.
Cambridge Companion to Peirce, Paperback (July 2004)» View all books by Cheryl Misak
Peirce (1839-1914) is generally considered the most significant American philosopher.
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Author Biography - Cheryl Misak
Cheryl Misak is Professor of Philosophy and Deputy Provost at the University of Toronto
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