By Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt
Born out of the social and political turmoil of the Civil struggle, American philosophy was once a method 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 background of resistance, via a philosophical culture marked by way of a dedication to pluralism, fallibilism and liberation, this ebook tells the tale of a philosophy formed by way of significant occasions that decision for mirrored image and illustrates the ways that philosophy is proper to lived adventure.
This booklet provides a survey of the old improvement of yankee philosophy, in addition to assurance of key modern concerns in the US together with race conception, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is definitely the right creation to the paintings of the key American thinkers, prior and current, and the sheer breadth in their principles and influence.
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American Philosophy: From Wounded Knee to the Present by Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt