New PDF release: American Philosophy: From Wounded Knee to the Present

By Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt

American Philosophy deals the 1st traditionally framed advent to the culture of yankee 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 is still as proper as ever. putting the paintings of present-day American philosophers within the context of a background 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 means of significant occasions that decision for mirrored image and illustrates the ways that philosophy is correct to lived adventure.

This booklet offers a survey of the old improvement of yankee philosophy, in addition to insurance of key modern matters in the United States together with race concept, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the fitting advent to the paintings of the foremost American thinkers, earlier and current, and the sheer breadth in their principles and influence.

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