By John J Stuhr
William James claimed that his Pragmatism: a brand new identify for a few outdated methods of pondering could end up victorious and epoch-making. this present day, after greater than a hundred years, how is pragmatism to be understood? What has been its cultural and philosophical influence? Is it an important source for present difficulties and for all times and inspiration sooner or later? John J. Stuhr and the celebrated individuals to this multidisciplinary quantity handle those questions, situating them in own, philosophical, political, American, and worldwide contexts. enticing James in unique methods, those eleven essays probe and expand the importance of pragmatism as they concentrate on 4 significant, overlapping subject matters: pragmatism and American tradition; pragmatism as a mode of considering and settling disagreements; pragmatism as thought of fact; and pragmatism as a temper, perspective, or temperament.
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100 Years of Pragmatism: William James's Revolutionary Philosophy (American Philosophy) by John J Stuhr