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

By Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt

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

Born out of the social and political turmoil of the Civil warfare, American philosophy was once a method of facing clash and alter. within the turbulence of the twenty first century, this continues to be as appropriate as ever. putting the paintings of present-day American philosophers within the context of a historical past of resistance, via a philosophical culture marked via a dedication to pluralism, fallibilism and liberation, this ebook tells the tale of a philosophy formed by way of significant occasions that decision for mirrored image and illustrates the ways that philosophy is suitable to lived event.

This ebook provides a survey of the historic improvement of yankee philosophy, in addition to assurance of key modern matters in the US together with race idea, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the appropriate creation to the paintings of the most important American thinkers, prior and current, and the sheer breadth in their rules and influence.

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