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Mark Bauerlein Richard M. Gale William J. Gavin James T. Kloppenberg James Livingston José M. Medina Ross Posnock Ruth Anna Putnam Linda Simon John J. Stuhr Bruce Wilshire 100 Years of Pragmatism William James’s Revolutionary Philosophy Edited by John J. Stuhr Pragmatism since William James “A well-balanced, interdisciplinary, critical assessment of the ways that James understood pragmatism and the ways in which that understanding is still valid , helpful, and in need of revision and amplification for today’s culture and contemporary needs.” —Richard Shusterman, Florida Atlantic University William James claimed that his Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking would prove triumphant and epoch-making. Today, after more than 100 years, how is pragmatism to be understood? What has been its cultural and philosophical impact? Is it a crucial resource for current problems and for life and thought in the future? John J. Stuhr and the distinguished contributors to this multidisciplinary volume address these questions, situating them in personal, philosophical, political, American, and global contexts. Engaging James in original ways, these 11 essays probe and extend the significance of pragmatism as they focus on four major overlapping themes: pragmatism and American culture; pragmatism as a method of thinking and settling disagreements; pragmatism as a theory of truth; and pragmatism as a mood, attitude, or temperament. Contributors are Mark Bauerlein, Richard M. Gale, William J. Gavin, James T. Kloppenberg, James Livingston, José M. Medina, Ross Posnock, Ruth Anna Putnam, Linda Simon, John J. Stuhr, and Bruce Wilshire. John J. Stuhr is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and American Studies and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at Emory University . He is author of John Dewey; Genealogical Pragmatism: Philosophy, Experience, and Community; and Pragmatism, Postmodernism, and the Future of Philosophy. He is co-editor of Journal of Speculative Philosophy. American Philosophy John J. Stuhr, editor www.iupress.indiana.edu 1-800-842-6796 Stuhr |   100 Years of Pragmatism Philosophy INDIANA INDIANA University Press Bloomington & Indianapolis ...


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