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By John Lachs,Robert B. Talisse

The Encyclopedia of yankee Philosophy presents insurance of the foremost figures, techniques, ancient classes and traditions in American philosophical notion. Containing over six hundred entries written by means of students who're specialists within the box, this Encyclopedia is the 1st of its variety. it's a scholarly reference paintings that's available to the normal reader through explaining advanced rules simply and delivering abundant cross-references to facilitate additional study. The Encyclopedia of yankee Philosophy encompasses a thorough analytical index and may function a typical, entire reference paintings for universities and colleges.

Topics coated include:

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

Subjects: Pragmatism, growth, the longer term, 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: worth, excitement, Happiness, accountability, Judgment, Growth

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




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