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By John Lachs,Robert B. Talisse

The Encyclopedia of yank Philosophy offers insurance of the key figures, thoughts, historic classes and traditions in American philosophical concept. Containing over six hundred entries written via students who're specialists within the box, this Encyclopedia is the 1st of its sort. it's a scholarly reference paintings that's obtainable to the standard reader through explaining advanced principles purely and offering plentiful cross-references to facilitate extra study. The Encyclopedia of yankee Philosophy encompasses a thorough analytical index and may function a regular, entire reference paintings for universities and colleges.

Topics lined include:

Great philosophers: Emerson, Dewey, James, Royce, Peirce, Santayana

Subjects: Pragmatism, growth, the long run, wisdom, Democracy, development, Truth

Influences on American Philosophy: Hegel, Aristotle, Plato, British Enlightenment, Reformation

Self-Assessments: Joe Margolis, Donald Davidson, Susan Haack, Peter Hare, John McDermott, Stanley Cavell

Ethics: worth, excitement, Happiness, responsibility, Judgment, Growth

Political Philosophy: assertion of Independence, Democracy, Freedom, Liberalism, group, Identity




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