Download PDF by Nancy Stanlick: American Philosophy: The Basics

By Nancy Stanlick

ISBN-10: 0415689708

ISBN-13: 9780415689700

ISBN-10: 0415689724

ISBN-13: 9780415689724

American Philosophy: The Basics introduces the historical past of yankee inspiration from early Calvinists to the recent England Transcendentalists and from agreement concept to modern African American philosophy. the major query it asks is: what it truly is that makes American Philosophy specified? This energetic and compelling e-book strikes via key sessions within the improvement of yankee concept from the founding fathers to the transcendentalists and pragmatists to modern social commentators. Readers are brought to:

  • Some of an important thinkers in American heritage together with Jonathan Edwards, Thomas Paine, Charles Sanders Pierce, Thomas Kuhn, Cornel West and lots of extra

  • Developments in 5 key parts of idea: epistemology, metaphysics, faith and ethics, social philosophy, and political philosophy

  • The contributions of yank ladies, African-Americans and local Americans.

Featuring feedback for extra studying and assuming no earlier wisdom of philosophy, this is often a great first creation for an individual learning or attracted to the background of yankee thought.

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