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Thinking about Thinking

Thinking about Thinking: What Kind of Conversation is Philosophy?

Adriaan T. Peperzak

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240173
eISBN:
9780823240210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240173.001.0001

This book examines philosophy from a variety of perspectives as a practice realized by persons who communicate with one another while reflecting on the meaning of human life and thought. Without ... More

Faith in Life

Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy

Donald J. Morse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234707
eISBN:
9780823240760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234707.001.0001

This book considers John Dewey's early philosophy on its own terms and aims to explicate its key ideas. It does so through the fullest treatment to date of his youthful masterwork, the Psychology. ... More

Pragmatism in the Americas

Pragmatism in the Americas

Gregory Fernando Pappas (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233670
eISBN:
9780823241804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233670.001.0001

In the last ten years, investigators worldwide have focused on the connections between the philosophy of classical figures in American pragmatism (e.g., William James, Charles Peirce, and John Dewey) ... More

Conversations on Peirce

Conversations on Peirce: Reals and Ideals

Douglas Anderson and Carl Hausman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823234677
eISBN:
9780823238842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234677.001.0001

The book is a collection of chapters on the work of Charles S. Peirce that grew out of conversations between the authors over the last decade and a half. The chapters focus primarily on Peirce's ... More

On Time, Being, and Hunger

On Time, Being, and Hunger: Challenging the Traditional Way of Thinking Life

Juan Manuel Garrido

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239351
eISBN:
9780823239399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239351.001.0001

The unprecedented proliferation of discourses and techniques concerning the living being has left philosophy in a stupefying situation. We no longer know what phenomenon deserves to be called “life,” ... More

The Interval

The Interval: Relation and Becoming in Irigaray, Aristotle, and Bergson

Rebecca Hill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823237241
eISBN:
9780823240708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823237241.001.0001

This book offers a sustained analysis of the concept grounding Irigaray's thought: the constitutive yet incalculable interval of sexual difference. In an extension of Irigaray's project, it takes up ... More

Representative Practices

Representative Practices: Peirce, Pragmatism, and Feminist Epistemology

Kory Spencer Sorrell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223541
eISBN:
9780823235582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223541.001.0001

Although widely recognized as a founder and key figure in the current re-emergence of pragmatism, Charles Peirce is rarely brought into contemporary dialogue. This book shows that Peirce has much to ... More

The Opinion System

The Opinion System: Impasses of the Public Sphere from Hobbes to Habermas

Kirk Wetters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229888
eISBN:
9780823235766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229888.001.0001

This book revises the concept of the public sphere by examining opinion as a foundational concept of modernity. Indispensable to ideas like “public opinion” and “freedom of opinion,” opinion, though ... More

Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism

Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism: Lessons from John Dewey

Larry A. Hickman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228416
eISBN:
9780823235544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228416.001.0001

The author presents John Dewey as very much at home in the busy mix of contemporary philosophy — as a thinker whose work now, more than fifty years after his death, still furnishes ... More

Giving an Account of Oneself

Giving an Account of Oneself

Judith Butler

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225033
eISBN:
9780823235230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225033.001.0001

What does it mean to lead a moral life? This book offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice—one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human ... More

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