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By Erin McKenna,Scott L. Pratt

American Philosophy deals the 1st traditionally framed advent to the culture of yank 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 way 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 heritage of resistance, via a philosophical culture marked through a dedication to pluralism, fallibilism and liberation, this ebook tells the tale of a philosophy formed via significant occasions that decision for mirrored image and illustrates the ways that philosophy is correct to lived event.

This publication offers a survey of the ancient improvement of yankee philosophy, in addition to insurance of key modern concerns in the US together with race concept, feminism, indigenous peoples, and environmentalism and is the right advent to the paintings of the most important American thinkers, earlier and current, and the sheer breadth in their principles and influence.

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