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By Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt

ISBN-10: 1441175180

ISBN-13: 9781441175182

ISBN-10: 1441194371

ISBN-13: 9781441194374

American Philosophy bargains the 1st traditionally framed advent to the culture of yankee philosophy and its modern engagement with the world.

Born out of the social and political turmoil of the Civil warfare, American philosophy was once a method of facing clash and alter. within the turbulence of the twenty first century, this continues to be as correct as ever. putting the paintings of present-day American philosophers within the context of a heritage of resistance, via a philosophical culture marked through a dedication to pluralism, fallibilism and liberation, this booklet tells the tale of a philosophy formed through significant occasions that decision for mirrored image and illustrates the ways that philosophy is appropriate to lived event.

This e-book provides a survey of the old improvement of yank philosophy, in addition to assurance of key modern matters in the US together with race concept, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the best advent to the paintings of the most important American thinkers, prior and current, and the sheer breadth in their principles and influence.

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