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Analytic Philosophy in America: And Other Historical and Contemporary Essays

Scott Soames

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160726
eISBN:
9781400850464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160726.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This collection of recent and unpublished essays traces milestones in the field of analytic philosophy from its beginnings in Britain and Germany in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, ... More


Conclusion: The Need for Loyalty

Mathew A. Foust

in Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242696
eISBN:
9780823242733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242696.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This conclusion to the book emphasizes that Royce's philosophy of loyalty does not necessitate becoming a moral hero, but simply necessitates that we be loyal, and insofar as it lies in our power, be ... More


Cultural and Intellectual Background

Donald J. Morse

in Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234707
eISBN:
9780823240760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234707.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

It turns out that Dewey was well aware of modernism thus defined—namely, as a widespread cultural phenomenon that maintained a rigid separation between the transparent, everyday world of conscious ... More


What We Know

Donald J. Morse

in Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234707
eISBN:
9780823240760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234707.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses the nature of knowing proper, in which the conditions of knowledge examined are activated and begin to produce a world of known and meaningful objects. It shows how the mind ... More


Qualitative Experience and Naturalized Religion: An Inner Tension in Dewey’s Thought?

Matthias Jung

in The Varieties of Transcendence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267576
eISBN:
9780823272389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267576.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines how John Dewey's naturalism creates a significant tension with his all-embracing concept of experience but rejects the notion that he is an instrumentalist with a primary ... More


Aristotle and Dewey on the Rat Race

Patrick Shade and John Lachs

in Freedom and Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Lachs examines Dewey's notion of means-end integrated actions by embracing his denotative method and so seeking its empirical warrant. Though love and play offer concrete examples of means-end ... More


Improving Life

Patrick Shade and John Lachs

in Freedom and Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Lachs focuses on three distinct ways in which we can understand the unity underlying means-end integrated action. In the first, every means is an end and every end a means; in the second, means are ... More


Communities in Pursuit of Community

Mary B. Mahowald

in The Relevance of Royce

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255283
eISBN:
9780823261130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255283.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Royce's mature concept of community provides the basis for an idealistic as well as pragmatic account of the topic. “Community” as end is an ideal towards which the genuineness of “communities” can ... More


Improving Our Habits: Peirce and Meliorism

Mats Bergman

in The Normative Thought of Charles S. Peirce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242443
eISBN:
9780823250769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242443.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Peirce is manifestly skeptical of attempts to apply philosophy to concrete human affairs. In his Cambridge Conferences Lectures (1898), Peirce not only seems to advocate a rather sharp distinction ... More


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