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 continues to be as correct as ever. putting the paintings of present-day American philosophers within the context of a historical past 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 via significant occasions that decision for mirrored image and illustrates the ways that philosophy is suitable to lived adventure.
This e-book offers a survey of the old improvement of yank philosophy, in addition to insurance of key modern matters in the USA together with race conception, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the proper advent to the paintings of the main American thinkers, previous and current, and the sheer breadth in their rules and influence.
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