Early Defenders of Pragmatism: An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge. Truth and reality, Volume 2
The Foundations of Pragmatism in American Thought Series offers two sets of volumes containing the most significant defenses and critiques of pragmatism written before World War I: the Early Defenders of Pragmatism and Early Critics of Pragmatism. This, the first collection, Early Defenders, provides key texts for understanding the context of pragmatism's years of greatest vitality.
The early defenders were products of pragmatism's three cradles. H. Heath Bawden was a graduate of the Chicago philosophy department, having studied with John Dewey and George Mead. John E. Boodin and Horace M. Kallen earned their Ph.Ds with William James and Josiah Royce at Harvard. D. L. Murray and Howard V. Knox were independent scholars and writers inspired by F. C. S. Schiller's humanistic pragmatism at Oxford. This collection brings together the central texts of the movement along with a representative selection of the secondary texts, reviews and responses, they elicited. Each volume features a newly-commissioned introduction by a leading scholar of American pragmatism.
--five central texts reproduced in facsimile, accompanied by the main responses and replies, reset in new typography
--scattered and scarce works available together for the first time
--new introductions to each volume by leading scholars of American pragmatism
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THE GENESIS OF PRAGMATISM
THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY
WILL IX COGNITION
THE DILEMMAS OF DOGMATISM
THE PROBLEM OF TRUTH AND ERROR
THE FAILURE OF FORMAL LOGIC 04
THE BANKRUPTCY OF IXTELLECTCALI5M
THOUGHT AND LIFE
John Pickett Turner Review of Murray Pragmatism Journal
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