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Pragmatism in the Americas

Gregory Fernando Pappas

Abstract

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) and the Hispanic world. This book documents the results of this new and thriving area of research, while also functioning as a primer hopefully to guide and provoke further inquiry. This book is divided into three parts, according to three different types of inquiry in this new area of research. The reception of the classical American Pragmatists within the Hispanic world is explored. Some of the ... More

Keywords: pragmatism, American philosophy, Latin American philosophy, Hispanics, John Dewey

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780823233670
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823233670.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gregory Fernando Pappas, editor
Department of Philosophy, Texas A&M University

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Introduction

Gregory Fernando Pappas

Part One The Reception of the Classical American Pragmatists in the Hispanic World

Two Pragmatism in Brazil

Marcus Vinicius da Cunha, and Débora Cristina Garcia

Part Two Hispanic Philosophers and the Philosophy of Pragmatism

Eight Vaz Ferreira as a Pragmatist

Paloma Pérez-ilzarbe

Part Three Pragmatism as a Resource in the Hispanic Experience of the Twenty-first Century

Seventeen Dewey and Martí

Alejandro Strong