American Philosophy: The Basics by Nancy Stanlick

By Nancy Stanlick

American Philosophy: The Basics introduces the historical past of yank proposal from early Calvinists to the recent England Transcendentalists and from agreement conception to modern African American philosophy. the main query it asks is: what it's that makes American Philosophy distinct? This vigorous and compelling publication strikes via key classes within the improvement of yankee notion from the founding fathers to the transcendentalists and pragmatists to modern social commentators. Readers are brought to:

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

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

  • The contributions of yankee girls, African-Americans and local Americans.

Featuring feedback for extra studying and assuming no previous wisdom of philosophy, this is often an amazing first creation for somebody learning or drawn to the background of yank thought.

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