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Albrecht, James M
Reconstructing individualism [electronic resource] : a pragmatic tradition from Emerson to Ellison / James M. Albrecht
1st ed
New York : Fordham University Press, 2012
Location Call Number Status
 Electronic Book  B832 (INTERNET)    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Philosophy
James, William, 1842-1910 -- Philosophy
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 -- Philosophy
Ellison, Ralph -- Philosophy
Subject(s) Philosophy, American -- 19th century
Philosophy, American -- 20th century
Literature and society -- United States
Individualism -- United States -- History
Individualism in literature
Pragmatism in literature
Physical Description xii, 376 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : "Individualism has never been tried": toward a pragmatic individualism -- Pt. 1. Emerson -- What's the use of reading Emerson pragmatically?: the example of William James -- "Let us have worse cotton and better men": Emerson's ethics of self-culture -- Pt. 2. Pragmatism: James and Dewey -- "Moments in the world's salvation": James's pragmatic individualism -- Character and community: Dewey's model of moral selfhood -- "The local is the ultimate universal": Dewey on reconstructing individuality and community -- Pt. 3. A tragic-comic ethics in the Emersonian vein: Kenneth Burke and Ralph Ellison -- "Saying 'yes' and saying 'no'": individualist ethics in Ellison and Burke
Note Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) ([Fordham American philosophy)] Mode of access: Intranet
Series American philosophy series (Unnumbered)
Fordham American philosophy
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Alternate Author American Council of Learned Societies

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