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The American Hegelians: an intellectual episode in the history of Western America. Edited by William H. Goetzmann, with the assistance of Dickson Pratt.


[1st ed.].. New York, Knopf; [distributed by Random House] 1973.
ISBN 9780394481654, 0394481658

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Subjects Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831 -- Influence.
Hegelianismus.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Philosophie américaine -- 19e siècle.
Philosophy, American -- 19th century.
Philosophy, American.
USA.
Description xi, 397 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-397).
Summary An anthology of 19th century philosophical writings, along with historical essays, demonstrating the influence of Hegelian thought on American intellectual life, from the St. Louis movement to the Concord School in the 1880s, and the importance of German-oriented culture in nineteenth century America.
Contents Introduction: The American Hegelians -- Prologue: "America is therefore the land of the future" / Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel -- 1. The St. Louis Movement: Starting from St. Louis / Denton J. Snider -- A mechanics' diary / Henry C. Brokmeyer -- Harris's intellectual odyssey / William Torrey Harris -- 2. The attack on materialism: Understanding Hegel / Johann B. Stallo -- Herbert Spencer strikes sparks / William Torrey Harris -- A philosophical primer / William Torrey Harris -- The heavenly city of nineteenth-century philosophy / William Torrey Harris -- Psychology and Hegel / G. Stanley Hall -- "A complete science of knowledge" / George Sylvester Morris -- Pragmatism's debt to Hegel / John Dewey -- 3. History and political theory: The proper study of the universal is mankind / Johann B. Stallo -- "A republic of labor and intelligence" / August Willich -- America, the superior Hegelian state / Denton J. Snider -- Edward Bellamy's vision / William Torrey Harris -- 4. The pantheism question: The temple of truth / Peter Kaufmann -- The finite and the infinite / Francis A. Henry -- Pantheism, or God the universe / William Torrey Harris -- Science, pantheism, and idealism / George Holmes Howison -- Dr. Abbot's "way out of agnosticism" / Josiah Royce -- 5. Society and economics: "To make ethical the sexual individual" / Denton J. Snider -- The monocrat / Denton J. Snider -- "We will make of hell a well organized unionfoundry" / August Willich -- 6. Education and democracy: The public school and the universal school / Denton J. Snider -- Education as a science / Anna C. Brackett -- Kindergarten chats / Susan E. Blow -- Harris's pedagogical creed / William Torrey Harris -- Dewey's pedagogical creed / John Dewey -- 7. Aesthetics and institutions: An American War and Peace / John Gabriel Woerner -- The high building / Denton J. Snider -- 8. Epilogue: The West moves East / Denton J. Snider -- The secret of Henry Brokmeyer / Henry Brokmeyer -- The errors of metaphysics / Johann B. Stallo -- Scientific socialism / Joseph Dietzgen -- From absolutism to experimentalism / John Dewey.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)579211
(OCoLC)ocm00579211
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WorldCat Identities Goetzmann, William H.,
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