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By John J Stuhr

William James claimed that his Pragmatism: a brand new identify for a few previous methods of considering could turn out successful and epoch-making. this present day, after greater than a hundred years, how is pragmatism to be understood? What has been its cultural and philosophical influence? Is it a vital source for present difficulties and for all times and inspiration sooner or later? John J. Stuhr and the prestigious members to this multidisciplinary quantity deal with those questions, situating them in own, philosophical, political, American, and international contexts. enticing James in unique methods, those eleven essays probe and expand the importance of pragmatism as they specialise in 4 significant, overlapping subject matters: pragmatism and American tradition; pragmatism as a mode of considering and settling disagreements; pragmatism as thought of fact; and pragmatism as a temper, perspective, or temperament.

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