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Title Two centuries of philosophy in America / edited and with an introd. by Peter Caws
Imprint Totowa, N.J. : Rowman and Littlefield, 1980
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  191 T9302 1980a    AVAILABLE  -  30500100284283
Descript xvii, 381 pages ; 22 cm
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Series APQ library of philosophy
APQ library of philosophy
Note Consists mainly of papers presented at the Bicentennial Symposium of Philosophy held in New York City, Oct. 7-10, 1976
Includes bibliographical references and index
Philosophy at the bicentennial / Peter Caws -- Some philosophers and the declaration of independence / Andrew J. Reck -- Religious liberalism and the founding fathers / Nicholas Gier -- Thinking about individual liberties in revolutionary America / Roscoe Hill -- The materialism of Jefferson / Winfield E. Nagley -- Peirce on truth / H.S. Thayer -- Peirce on our knowledge of mind: a neglected third approach / E. James Crombie
C.S. Peirce's critique of psychologism / Charles J. Dougherty -- Some interesting connections between the common sense realists and the pragmatists, especially James / Elizabeth Flower -- William James's theory of truth phenomenologically considered / Bruce Wilshire -- Royce, pragmatism, and the egocentric predicament / Robert L. Holmes -- The 'Yes" and "No" consciousness / Brenda Jubin
Reality revisited: the controlled ambiguity of Santayana's realms / Morris Grossman -- Some remarks on Snatayana's scepticism / Herman J. Saatkamp, Jr. -- Santayana's unnatural naturalism / John J. Stuhr -- Reflections on the metaphysics of John Dewey: experience and nature / Sidney Hook -- Dewey's view of experience and culture / Lewis E. Hahn -- Dewey on religion / Jude P. Dougherty
Receptivity, change and relevance: some hallmarks of philosophy in America / John E. Smith -- The distinctiveness of American philosophy / T.L.S. Sprigge -- The contemorary American synthesis / A.C. Genova -- Genteel syntheses, professional analyses, transcendentalist culture / Richard Rorty -- Philosophical prospects for a new world / John J. McDermott -- Realism / Ronald Dworkin
On Ronald Dworkin's liberalism and conservatism / Virginia Held -- Two ways of justifying civil disobedience / Rex Martin -- Critical philosophy and social change / Mihailo Markovic -- Philosophy and moral standards / William K. Frankena -- Moral philosophy at the bicentennial: comments on Frankena's "Philosophy and the Moral Standards" / Abraham Edel -- Philosophical prospects for a new world / Judith Harvis Thomson -- Education and morality / Richard T. De George -- Philosophy, technology and the quality of life / John A. Passmore
This book is witness to the fact that philosophy has had, and an affirmation of the belief that it ought to have, an essential role in the following of that path
Subject Philosophy, American -- 19th century -- Congresses
Philosophy, American -- 20th century -- Congresses
Alt Author Bicentennial Symposium of Philosophy (1976 : New York, N.Y.)
Caws, Peter
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