Community and Loyalty in American Philosophy: Royce, by PDF

ISBN-10: 1138570230

ISBN-13: 9781138570238

American pragmatism has regularly had at its middle a spotlight on questions of groups and ethics. This publication explores the interrelated paintings of 3 thinkers encouraged by way of the pragmatist culture: Josiah Royce, Wilfrid Sellars, and Richard Rorty. those thinkers’ paintings spanned the variety of twentieth-century philosophy, either traditionally and conceptually, yet all had universal matters approximately how morality features and what we will wish for in our interactions with others. Steven Miller argues that Royce, Sellars, and Rorty shape a conventional line of inheritance, with the idea of every constructing upon the easiest insights of those previous. additionally, he indicates how 3 divergent perspectives concerning the functionality, probabilities, and boundaries of ethical neighborhood coalesce right into a key narrative approximately how most sensible we will paintings with and for folks, as we try to come back to think about extensively diversified others as by some means being morally substantial as "one of us."

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