Deconstruction and Reconstruction: The Central European Pragmatist Forum, Volume 2

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Rodopi, 2004 - 254 pages
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The essays in this volume are from the Second Conference of the Central European Pragmatist Forum, held in Krakow, Poland in 2002. Written by prominent specialists in pragmatism and American philosophy from the United States and Europe, they survey contemporary thinking on classical and contemporary pragmatism, social and political theory, ethics, aesthetics, experience, knowledge, rationality, metaphysics, and the application of pragmatist thought in contemporary Europe.
 

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Contents

Deweys Rejection
21
FIVE Institutions and Their Reconstruction
43
Three Organizing
49
SEVEN Social Reconstruction and Philosophy
59
Is Nonfoundational
69
NINE Pragmatism Practical and Discourse Ethics
81
TEN American Beauty
91
Design in
103
A Comparison
129
SIXTEEN Deweys Reconstruction of Rationality
151
SEVENTEEN Deconstructors and Reconstructors of the Pragmatist
165
EIGHTEEN Jürgen Habermas Construction
177
TWENTY The Philosophy of John Dewey
219
Deconstruction
227
TWENTY American Philosophy in Its Place
239
About the Editors and Contributors
245

TWELVE Is There a Pragmatist Aesthetics?
109
THIRTEEN How to Build a Pragmatist Aesthetics
121

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About the author (2004)

John Ryder is Professor of Philosophy and the Director of International Programs, State University of New York. Recent publications include Interpreting America: Russian and Soviet Studies of the History of American Thought, The Philosophical Writings of Cadwallader Colden (co-edited with Scott Pratt), and The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy (co-edited with Armen Marsoobian).
Krystyna Wilkoszewska is Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetics at Jagiellonian University, Kraców, Poland. She is the author and editor of several books on aesthetics, including Art as the Rhythm of Life. Reconstruction of John Dewey's Philosophy of Art, and numerous articles in contemporary pragmatist aesthetics.

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