American Philosophy: From Wounded Knee to the Present by Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt PDF

By Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt

ISBN-10: 1441175180

ISBN-13: 9781441175182

ISBN-10: 1441194371

ISBN-13: 9781441194374

American Philosophy bargains the 1st traditionally framed creation to the culture of yank philosophy and its modern engagement with the world.

Born out of the social and political turmoil of the Civil warfare, American philosophy was once a way of facing clash and alter. within the turbulence of the twenty first century, this continues to be as suitable as ever. putting the paintings of present-day American philosophers within the context of a historical past of resistance, via a philosophical culture marked by means of a dedication to pluralism, fallibilism and liberation, this e-book tells the tale of a philosophy formed via significant occasions that decision for mirrored image and illustrates the ways that philosophy is suitable to lived event.

This booklet offers a survey of the old improvement of yank philosophy, in addition to insurance of key modern matters in the USA together with race conception, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the appropriate advent to the paintings of the main American thinkers, earlier and current, and the sheer breadth in their principles and influence.

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