Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt's American Philosophy: From Wounded Knee to the Present PDF

By Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt

American Philosophy bargains the 1st traditionally framed creation to the culture of yank philosophy and its modern engagement with the world.

Born out of the social and political turmoil of the Civil conflict, American philosophy used to be 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 heritage of resistance, via a philosophical culture marked via a dedication to pluralism, fallibilism and liberation, this booklet 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 e-book provides a survey of the ancient improvement of yankee philosophy, in addition to assurance of key modern matters in the US together with race thought, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the appropriate creation to the paintings of the main American thinkers, earlier and current, and the sheer breadth in their principles and influence.

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