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By John J Stuhr

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William James claimed that his Pragmatism: a brand new identify for a few previous methods of considering might turn out victorious 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 an important source for present difficulties and for all times and notion sooner or later? John J. Stuhr and the celebrated members to this multidisciplinary quantity handle those questions, situating them in own, philosophical, political, American, and international contexts. attractive James in unique methods, those eleven essays probe and expand the importance of pragmatism as they concentrate on 4 significant, overlapping issues: pragmatism and American tradition; pragmatism as a mode of pondering and settling disagreements; pragmatism as concept of fact; and pragmatism as a temper, angle, or temperament.

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