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Pragmatic Pluralism, Multiculturalism, and the New Hispanic

José Medina

in Pragmatism in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233670
eISBN:
9780823241804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233670.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Drawing on American and Latin American philosophers such as John Dewey, Alain Locke, and José Martí, this chapter articulates a thoroughgoing pluralistic view of ethnic identity in general and of ... More


American Pragmatism: The Continuity of Critters

Erin McKenna

in Pets, People, and Pragmatism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251148
eISBN:
9780823252886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251148.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Pragmatism, in general, does not see the rest of nature as simply a resource for satisfying our human needs and desires. Instead, Pragmatism highlights our connectedness and continuity with the rest ... More


Conclusion: Making Things Better

Erin McKenna

in Pets, People, and Pragmatism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251148
eISBN:
9780823252886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251148.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Pragmatism understands other beings as they are and examines their natural and developmental histories. It calls on us to use our critical capacities to examine past and current experimentation with ... More


Strauss's America

in Reading Leo Strauss: Politics, Philosophy, Judaism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226764023
eISBN:
9780226763903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763903.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses the philosophical significance of politics in Strauss's view. The expression “political philosophy” has two distinct meanings: it can mean the philosophical examination of ... More


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