9780130950376

Philosophy in America, Volume 1

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130950376

  • ISBN 10:

    0130950378

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/15/2003
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

This anthology presents selections from American philosophy, 1720 to the present, and a critical narrative of important philosophers working during the same time period. The selected works represent some of the defining and persistent trends in the development of American thoughthistorically significant and important as they point to the development of ideals and expectations that characterize the American experience.In-depth coverage includes primary selections from Jonathan Edwards (1703-58), to very recent philosophers such as Robert Nozick, John Rawls, Virginia Held, and Richard Rorty. It also looks at important elements of the development in American women's rights, civil rights, and mainstream philosophy.MARKETFor individuals interested in American philosophy and literature.

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