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By John Lachs,Robert B. Talisse

The Encyclopedia of yank Philosophy offers insurance of the foremost figures, techniques, historic classes and traditions in American philosophical proposal. Containing over six hundred entries written through students who're specialists within the box, this Encyclopedia is the 1st of its style. it's a scholarly reference paintings that's available to the normal reader by way of explaining complicated rules simply and supplying plentiful cross-references to facilitate extra study. The Encyclopedia of yank Philosophy encompasses a thorough analytical index and should function a typical, entire reference paintings for universities and colleges.

Topics lined include:

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

Subjects: Pragmatism, development, the long run, wisdom, Democracy, progress, 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: price, excitement, Happiness, responsibility, Judgment, Growth

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




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