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Dewey’s Metaphysics: Form and Being in the Philosophy of John Dewey

Raymond D. Boisvert

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823211968
eISBN:
9780823284764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823211968.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book presents an interpetation of John Dewey’s metahysics. Dewey spent seventy years of his life in philosophical activity. The book covers the three periods of Dewey’s career. The first is the ... More


Some Implications of the Study

Raymond D. Boisvert

in Dewey’s Metaphysics: Form and Being in the Philosophy of John Dewey

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823211968
eISBN:
9780823284764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823211968.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This concluding chapter discusses how the interpetation of John Dewey’s metahysics presented in this book has a direct bearing on a much-discussed topic in contemporary philosophical literature: the ... More


Pragmatism and Change of View

Isaac Levi

in Pragmatism and Inquiry: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698134
eISBN:
9780191742323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698134.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

Foundationalists require that (1) current beliefs be justified and there (2) should be self-certified first principles and premises. Antifoundationalists reject (2) but typically endorse (1). ... More


Rethinking Democratization in the Arab Context

Larbi Sadiki

in Rethinking Arab Democratization: Elections without Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562985
eISBN:
9780191721182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562985.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Stressing an interpretive method, this chapter seeks to rethink democratization in the context of the Arab Middle East. It highlights the fierce contests and counter-contests of Western ... More


In the Beginning: Robert Bork and Other Originalists

in Desperately Seeking Certainty: The Misguided Quest for Constitutional Foundations

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226238081
eISBN:
9780226238104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238104.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on Robert Bork' theory and the theories of several other scholars who are foundationalists like Bork who endorse the simplest form of originalism and believe that the ... More


The Tragic, Pragmatism and the Postmodern

K. M. Newton

in Modern Literature and the Tragic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636730
eISBN:
9780748652082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636730.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter concentrates on the opposition between the tragic and the postmodern as represented by anti-foundationalist thinking, with Anthony Trollope's The Warden being discussed as a ... More


Introduction: Problems of Community in the Scottish Novel

Timothy C. Baker

in George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638123
eISBN:
9780748651788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638123.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses George Mackay Brown, who is known for his observational writing. It looks at his involvement with the problems of community, which is best seen in his prose works. ... More


Theorising race, racism and culture: David Lloyd's work

Laura Chrisman

in Postcolonial Contraventions: Cultural Readings of Race, Imperialism and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058271
eISBN:
9781781700136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058271.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the important and influential article by postcolonial scholar David Lloyd, ‘Race Under Representation’, condensing a number of current dispositions in Western ... More


The politics of postmodernity

Saul Newman

in Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071287
eISBN:
9781781701522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071287.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter outlines some of the characteristics of the ‘postmodern condition’ as defined by Jean-François Lyotard. The cultural condition of postmodernity, which emerges with late capitalism, has ... More


Information ethics as e-nvironmental ethics

Luciano Floridi

in The Ethics of Information

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199641321
eISBN:
9780191760938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641321.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter outlines a specific interpretation of information ethics (IE) as an e-nvironmental ethics. In Section 4.1, I introduce the foundationalist problem in computer ethics (CE). In Section ... More


Akhil Amar and the People's Court

in Desperately Seeking Certainty: The Misguided Quest for Constitutional Foundations

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226238081
eISBN:
9780226238104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238104.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes an interpretive strategy, and looks at the substantive agenda of Akhil Amar from Yale Law School who can be described as one of the first liberal foundationalists. He ... More


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