New PDF release: American Philosophy: The Basics

By Nancy Stanlick

ISBN-10: 0415689708

ISBN-13: 9780415689700

ISBN-10: 0415689724

ISBN-13: 9780415689724

American Philosophy: The Basics introduces the background of yank idea from early Calvinists to the hot England Transcendentalists and from agreement concept to modern African American philosophy. the most important query it asks is: what it's that makes American Philosophy distinctive? This energetic and compelling publication strikes via key classes within the improvement of yankee idea from the founding fathers to the transcendentalists and pragmatists to modern social commentators. Readers are brought to:

  • Some of an important thinkers in American historical past together with Jonathan Edwards, Thomas Paine, Charles Sanders Pierce, Thomas Kuhn, Cornel West and plenty of extra

  • Developments in 5 key components of suggestion: epistemology, metaphysics, faith and ethics, social philosophy, and political philosophy

  • The contributions of yankee ladies, African-Americans and local Americans.

Featuring feedback for additional examining and assuming no past wisdom of philosophy, this is often a fantastic first creation for somebody learning or drawn to the background of yankee thought.

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