The American pragmatists; selected writings. Edited by Milton R. Konvitz and Gail Kennedy.

; Kennedy, Gail, 1900-1972, editor
New York, Meridian Books [1960] .

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Other Authors Kennedy, Gail, 1900-1972,
Subjects Pragmatism.
Series Meridian books ; M105.
Description 413 pages 18 cm.
Copyright Date [1960]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Includes writings on pragmatism by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., George Herbert Mead, Percy W. Bridgman, C.I. Lewis, Horace M. Kallen, Sidney Hook, and, especially, William James, Charles S. Peirce, and John Dewey.
Contents Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882): Challenge -- Discipline -- Prospects -- William James (1842-1910): What pragmatism means -- Pragmatism's conception of truth -- The pragmatist account of truth and its misunderstanders -- Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914) -- The rules of philosophy -- The fixation of belief -- How to make our ideas clear -- Issues of pragmaticism -- The doctrine of necessity examined -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935) -- The path of the law -- "The best test of truth ..." -- Words that create "a clear and present danger" -- John Dewey (1859-1952): Philosophy and civilization -- The supremacy of method -- The construction of good -- Science and society -- Experience, nature and art -- Religion versus the religious -- George Herbert Mead (1863-1931): The genesis of the self and social control -- Percy W. Bridgman (1882- ): Broad points of view -- C.I. Lewis (1883- ): a pragmatic conception of the A priori -- Horace M. Kallen (1882- ): That you can change human nature -- The esthetic experience -- Sidney Hook (1902- ): The centrality of method -- The justification of democracy.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)964830
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WorldCat Identities Konvitz, Milton R. 1908-2003,
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