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By Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt

American Philosophy bargains 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 was once a method of facing clash and alter. within the turbulence of the twenty first century, this continues to be as suitable as ever. putting the paintings of present-day American philosophers within the context of a background of resistance, via a philosophical culture marked by means of a dedication to pluralism, fallibilism and liberation, this publication tells the tale of a philosophy formed via significant occasions that decision for mirrored image and illustrates the ways that philosophy is appropriate to lived event.

This publication provides a survey of the historic improvement of yankee philosophy, in addition to assurance of key modern matters in the United States together with race idea, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the proper advent to the paintings of the key American thinkers, previous and current, and the sheer breadth in their rules and influence.

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