American Philosophy: A Historical Anthology

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Barbara MacKinnon
State University of New York Press, Jun 30, 1985 - Philosophy - 688 pages
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This anthology demonstrates the richness and diversity of the American intellectual heritage. In it we see how Jonathan Edwards grapples with the problem of how to reconcile freedom and responsibility with Calvinist religious beliefs; how Franklin and Jefferson exemplified American enlightenment thought; and how the Transcendentalists, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, formulated their particular romantic idealist beliefs.

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Barbara MacKinnon is Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Francisco.

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