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books on pragmatism, 2010-2019


















Auxier, Randall, and Lewis Hahn, ed. The Philosophy of Richard Rorty. Chicago: Open Court, 2010.

Bernstein, Richard J. The Pragmatic Turn. Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2010. From publisher: Bernstein argues that many of the most important themes in philosophy during the past one hundred and fifty years are variations and developments of ideas that were prominent in the classical American pragmatists. Many of the themes developed by the pragmatic thinkers were also central to the work of major twentieth century philosophers like Wittgenstein and Heidegger, but the so-called analytic-continental split obscures this underlying continuity. Bernstein develops an alternative reading of contemporary philosophy that brings out the persistence and continuity of pragmatic themes. He critically examines the work of leading contemporary philosophers who have been deeply influenced by pragmatism, including Hilary Putnam, Jürgen Habermas, Richard Rorty, and Robert Brandom.

Deely, John N. Semiotic animal: a postmodern definition of "human being" transcending patriarchy and feminism. South Bend, Ind.: St. Augustine's Press, 2010.

Durst, Anne. Women Educators in the Progressive Era The Women Behind Dewey's Laboratory School. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Fairfield, Paul, ed. John Dewey and Continental philosophy. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2010.

Hester, D. Micah. End-of-life care and pragmatic decision making: a bioethical perspective. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Lamberth, David, ed. James and Royce Reconsidered: Reflections on the Centenary of Pragmatism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010.

Malachowski, Alan R. The new pragmatism. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010.

Margolis, Joseph. The Cultural Space of the Arts and the Infelicities of Reductionism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. Contents: 1. Piecemeal Reductionism: A Sense of the Issue. 2. The New Intentionalism. 3. Beardsley and the Intentionalists. 4. Intentionalism's Prospects. 5. A Failed Strategy.

Margolis, Joseph. Pragmatism's advantage: American and European philosophy at the end of the twentieth century. Stanford, Cal.: Stanford University Press, 2010. Contents: Pragmatism's advantage -- Reclaiming naturalism -- Vicissitudes of transcendental reason -- Pragmatism and the prospect of a rapprochement within Eurocentric philosophy.

Rud, A. G., James Garrison, and Lynda Stone, ed. John Dewey at 150: reflections for a new century. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 2010. Contents: Looking forward from a common faith / Nel Noddings -- Secularism, secularization, and John Dewey / Larry A. Hickman -- How to use pragmatism pragmatically?: suggestions for the twenty-first century / Gert J.J. Biesta -- Transforming schooling through technology: twenty-first-century approaches to participatory learning / Craig A. Cunningham -- Dewey's aesthetics and today's moral education / Jiwon Kim -- Toward inclusion and human unity: rethinking Dewey's democratic community / Hongmei Peng -- More than "mere ideas": deweyan tools for the contemporary philosopher / Barbara Stengel -- Reconstruction in Dewey's pragmatism: home, neighborhood, and otherness / Naoko Saito -- Inquiry, agency, and art: John Dewey's contribution to pragmatic cosmopolitanism / Leonard Waks -- Dewey and cosmopolitanism / David T. Hansen.

Shuford, Alexandra L. Feminist epistemology and American pragmatism: Dewey and Quine. London and New York: Continuum, 2010. Contents: Birthing feminist pragmatist epistemologies -- Feminist epistemologies -- Embodiment -- Project overview -- Quine's naturalized epistemology -- A brief history of objectivity in western philosophy -- Quine's empiricism -- Holism -- Ontological and epistemological impact -- Antony's analytic feminist empiricism -- Objectivity and the bias paradox -- Quine's naturalized epistemology solves bias paradox -- Anti-quinean realism -- Nelson's holistic feminist empiricism -- Nelson's holism -- Communities as knowers -- Facts/values -- Dewey's theory of inquiry -- Epistemology and inquiry -- Biological and cultural matrices -- Habits and embodiment -- Feminist pragmatist inquiry -- OB/GYN and midwifery models -- Time -- Technology -- Spatial presence -- Tacit knowledge as feminist.

Stuhr, John J., ed. 100 years of pragmatism: William James's revolutionary philosophy. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2010. Contents: Introduction: 100 years of pragmatism / John J. Stuhr -- James's pragmatism and American culture, 1907-2007 / James T. Kloppenberg -- The enemies of pragmatism / Mark Bauerlein -- The earth must resume its rights: a Jamesian genealogy of immaturity / Ross Posnock -- Pragmatism and death: method vs. metaphor, tragedy vs. the will to believe / William J. Gavin -- William James's pragmatism: a distinctly mixed bag / Bruce Wilshire -- The deconstruction of traditional philosophy in William James's pragmatism / Richard M. Gale -- James on truth and solidarity: the epistemology of diversity and the politics of specificity / José M. Medina -- Pragmatism, nihilism, and democracy: what is called thinking at the end of modernity? / James Livingston -- Active tension / Linda Simon -- Reflections on the future of pragmatism / Ruth Anna Putnam -- Looking toward last things: James's pragmatism beyond its first century / John J. Stuhr.