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AuthorPutnam, Hilary, author.
TitlePragmatism as a Way of Life : The Lasting Legacy of William James and John Dewey [Electronic book] / Hilary Putnam, Ruth Anna Putnam ; edited by David Macarthur.
ImprintCambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2017]
Copyright Date©2017
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ContentsFrontmatter -- CONTENTS -- STANDARD EDITIONS OF THE WORKS OF THE CLASSICAL PRAGMATISTS -- Introduction -- The Insights of Classical and Neo-Pragmatism -- 1. Taking Pragmatism Seriously -- 2. Pragmatism and Verificationism -- 3. What Makes Pragmatism So Different? -- 4. Pragmatism and Nonscientific Knowledge -- 5. Weaving Seamless Webs -- 6. Rorty's Vision -- 7. Reflections on the Future of Pragmatism -- Key Topics in the Pragmatism of James and Dewey -- 8. Was James a Pragmatist? -- 9. Pragmatism and Realism -- 10. What the Spilled Beans Can Spell -- 11. James's Theory of Truth -- 12. James on Truth (Again) -- 13. James's Philosophical Friendships, 1902-1905 -- 14. What James's Pragmatism Offers Us -- 15. Varieties of Experience and Pluralities of Perspective -- 16. William James on Religion -- 18. Dewey's Central Insight -- 19. Dewey's Epistemology -- 20. Dewey's Faith -- Pragmatist Conceptions of Moral Value and Democracy -- 21. Philosophy as a Reconstructive Activity -- 22. The Moral Impulse -- 23. The Moral Life of a Pragmatist -- 24. Creating Facts and Values -- 25. Perceiving Facts and Values -- 26. Democracy and Value Inquiry -- 27. Democracy as a Way of Life -- Appendix: Other Works on Pragmatism by Hilary Putnam and Ruth Anna Putnam -- Works Cited -- Acknowledgments -- Index
SummaryHilary Putnam argues that all facts are dependent on cognitive values. Ruth Anna Putnam turns the problem around, illuminating the factual basis of moral principles. Together, they offer a pragmatic vision that in Hilary's words serves "as a manifesto for what the two of us would like philosophy to look like in the twenty-first century and beyond."
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