By Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt
Born out of the social and political turmoil of the Civil battle, American philosophy used to be a way of facing clash and alter. within the turbulence of the twenty first century, this is still as appropriate 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 e-book tells the tale of a philosophy formed by way of significant occasions that decision for mirrored image and illustrates the ways that philosophy is appropriate to lived event.
This publication provides a survey of the historic improvement of yankee philosophy, in addition to assurance of key modern matters in the USA together with race idea, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the perfect advent to the paintings of the most important American thinkers, earlier and current, and the sheer breadth in their rules and influence.
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American Philosophy: From Wounded Knee to the Present by Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt