By Israel Scheffler
First released in 1974, this ebook is a severe advent to the paintings of 4 indispensable pragmatist philosophers: Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, George Herbert Mead and John Dewey.
Alongside supplying a basic old and biographical account of the pragmatist circulation, the paintings bargains an in depth critical reaction to the philosophical doctrines of the 4 major thinkers of the pragmatist circulate, as regards to the theories of that means, wisdom and behavior that have come to outline pragmatism.
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Four Pragmatists: A Critical Introduction to Peirce, James, Mead, and Dewey (Routledge Revivals) by Israel Scheffler