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Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism
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Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism: Lessons from John Dewey

Larry A. Hickman

Abstract

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 fresh insights into cutting-edge philosophical debates. The author argues that it is precisely the rich, pluralistic mix of contemporary philosophical discourse, with its competing research programs in French-inspired postmodernism, phenomenology, Critical Theory, Heidegger studies, analytic philosophy, and neo-pragmatism — all busily engaging, challenging, and informi ... More

Keywords: John Dewey, postmodernism, phenomenology, Critical Theory, Heidegger, neopragmatism, global citizenship, technology, religious belief, philosophical anthropology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780823228416
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823228416.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Larry A. Hickman, author