This book, written by some of pragmatism's leading scholars, explores the range of pragmatism and its resources for treating crucial contemporary issues. * An exploration of the range of pragmatism and the limits of philosophy. * Probes the range of pragmatism in terms of its international impact. * Considers thinkers such as Emerson and Du Bois whose identity as pragmatists is contested. * Extends pragmatism's resources for dealing with crucial contemporary questions. * Addresses pressing questions such as globalization, multiculturalism, race and ethnicity, the uses of law and education, and the role of violence and war. * Charts the ways in which pragmatism contributes to disciplines beyond philosophy, including law, history, psychology, American Studies, ethnic and cultural studies.
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Author Biography - Richard Shusterman
Richard Shusterman is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Temple University.