American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia

American Philosophy: An Encyclopedia

von: Robert B. Talisse

61,71 €

Verlag: Taylor & Francis
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 31.03.2008
ISBN/EAN: 9781135948863
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 850

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The Encyclopedia of American Philosophy provides coverage of the major figures, concepts, historical periods and traditions in American philosophical thought. Containing over 600 entries written by scholars who are experts in the field, this Encyclopedia is the first of its kind. It is a scholarly reference work that is accessible to the ordinary reader by explaining complex ideas in simple terms and providing ample cross-references to facilitate further study. The Encyclopedia of American Philosophy contains a thorough analytical index and will serve as a standard, comprehensive reference work for universities and colleges.Topics covered include:Great philosophers: Emerson, Dewey, James, Royce, Peirce, SantayanaSubjects: Pragmatism, Progress, the Future, Knowledge, Democracy, Growth, TruthInfluences on American Philosophy: Hegel, Aristotle, Plato, British Enlightenment, ReformationSelf-Assessments: Joe Margolis, Donald Davidson, Susan Haack, Peter Hare, John McDermott, Stanley CavellEthics: Value, Pleasure, Happiness, Duty, Judgment, GrowthPolitical Philosophy: Declaration of Independence, Democracy, Freedom, Liberalism, Community, Identity

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