The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy offers the most ambitious survey to date of American philosophical thought. * Provides a comprehensive history of philosophical thought in America. * Brings together 24 newly commissioned essays written by leading scholars in American philosophy. * Covers all of the major eighteenth--, nineteenth-- and twentieth--century philosophical movements in America including idealism, pragmatism and naturalism. * Examines the major figures and themes in American philosophical thought. * Includes useful bibliographies.
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Author Biography - Armen T. Marsoobian
Armen T. Marsoobian is Professor of Philosophy at Southern Connecticut State University. He is co--editor of Justus Buchler's Metaphysics of Natural Complexes (with Kathleen Wallace, 1990) and of Nature's Perspectives: Prospects for Ordinal Metaphysics (with Kathleen Wallace and Robert S. Carrington, 1991). He is editor--in--chief of the Blackwell journal Metaphilosophy. John Ryder is Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Office of International Programs, and Director of the Center on Russia and the United States at The State University of New York. He is author of Interpreting America: Russian and Soviet Studies of the History of American Thought (1999), editor of American Philosophic Naturalism in the Twentieth Century (1994), and co--editor of The Philosophical Writings of Cadwallader Colden (with Scott L. Pratt, 2002).