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Dewey Reconfigured
Essays on Deweyan Pragmatism
Dewey Reconfigured
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Casey Haskins - Editor
David I. Seiple - Editor
SUNY series in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences
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Hardcover - 254 pages
Release Date: October 1999
ISBN10: 0-7914-4319-1
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-4319-4

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Paperback - 254 pages
Release Date: October 1999
ISBN10: 0-7914-4320-5
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-4320-0

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Summary

Eleven essays, all but one appearing here for the first time, offer a spectrum of recent critical perspectives on issues central to the philosophy of John Dewey and to what is now known as Deweyan pragmatism. The contributors focus on classically Deweyan concerns such as the nature of experience, selfhood, ethics, education, aesthetics, and democracy, as well as on the relation of those concerns to recent debates concerning feminism, epistemological foundationalism, and the nature of the pragmatist legacy.

"The authors take a fresh, contemporary approach to Dewey's pragmatism and its relationship to important and interesting issues in both philosophy and life more generally." -- Shannon Sullivan, The Pennsylvania State University

Contributors include Douglas R. Anderson, Raymond Boisvert, James Campbell, Vincent M. Colapietro, Daniel W. Conway, Steven Fesmire, Eugenie Gatens-Robinson, Casey Haskins, Victor Kestenbaum, Richard Shusterman, and J. E. Tiles.

Casey Haskins is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Purchase College, State University of New York. David I. Seiple is an educational consultant in New York City and WebEditor of Philosophy's Labyrinth.


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Table of Contents

Introduction
Casey Haskins

1. Dewey and Democracy
James Campbell

2. The Undeclared Self
Victor Kestenbaum

3. The Fortunes of "Functionalism"
J. E. Tiles

4. Embodied, Encultured Agents
Vincent M. Colapietro

5. Theology as Healing: A Meditation on A Common Faith
Douglas R. Anderson

6. Dewey's Romanticism
Casey Haskins

7. The Art of Moral Imagination
Steven Fesmire

8. The Nemesis of Necessity: Tragedy's Challenge to Deweyan Pragmatism
Raymond D. Boisvert

9. The Private and Its Problem: A Pragmatic View of Reproductive Choice
Eugenie Gatens-Robinson

10. Dewey on Experience: Foundation or Reconstruction?
Richard Shusterman

11. Of Depth and Loss: The Peritropaic Legacy of Dewey's Pragmatism
Daniel W. Conway

Contributors

Index



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