Doctrine and Experience

Doctrine and Experience

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This collection of thirteen essays, when viewed together, offers a unique perspective on the history of American philosophy. It illuminates for the first time in book form, how thirteen major American philosophical thinkers viewed a problem of special interest in the American philosophical tradition: the relationship between experience and reflection. Written by well-known authorities on the figure about which he or she writes, the essays are arranged chronologically to highlight the changes and developments in thought from Puritanism to Pragmatism to Process Philosophy. While Doctrine and Experience will be of particular interest to specialists in American Philosophy, there is also much to offer anyone interested in the intellectual and cultural history of the United States. In order of appearance, the essays are: Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakeningby John E. Smith Heart and Head: The Mind of Thomas Jeffersonby Andrew J. ReckEmerson and the American Futureby Robert C. PollockChauncey Wright and the Pragmatistsby Edward MaddenCharles S. Peirce: Action Through Thought - The Ethics of Experienceby Vincent G. PotterLife Is in the Transitions': Radical Empiricism and Contemporary Concernsby John J. McDermottJohn Dewey and the Metaphysics of American Democracyby Ralph W. SleeperIndividualization and Unification in Sartre and Deweyby Thelma Z. LevineJosiah Royce: Anticipator of European Existentialism and Phenomenologyby Jacqueline Ann K. KegleyThe Transcendence of Materialism and Idealism in American Thoughtby John LachsC. I. Lewis and the Pragmatic Tradition in American Philosophyby Sandra RosenthalThe Social Philosophy of George Herbert Meadby David MillerExistence as Transaction: A Whiteheadian Study of Causalityby Elizabeth Kraus.This collection of thirteen essays, when viewed together, offers a unique perspective on the history of American philosophy.


Title:Doctrine and Experience
Author:Vincent G. Potter
Publisher:Fordham Univ Press - 1988-01-01
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