Dewey (The Routledge Philosophers) by Steven Fesmire

By Steven Fesmire

John Dewey (1859 - 1952) was once the dominant voice in American philosophy in the course of the global Wars, the good melancholy, and the nascent years of the chilly struggle. With a qualified profession spanning 3 generations and a profile that no public highbrow has operated on within the U.S. when you consider that, Dewey's biographer Robert Westbrook effectively describes him as "the most vital thinker in glossy American history."

In this magnificent and fascinating advent, Steven Fesmire starts with a bankruptcy on Dewey’s existence and works, earlier than discussing and assessing Dewey's key principles around the significant disciplines in philosophy; together with metaphysics, epistemology, aesthetics, ethics, academic philosophy, social-political philosophy, and non secular philosophy.

This is a useful creation and advisor to this deeply influential thinker and his legacy, and crucial interpreting for a person coming to Dewey's paintings for the 1st time.

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