F.C.S. Schiller on Pragmatism and Humanism

Selected Writings 1891-1939

By F. C. S. Schiller; John R. Shook (Editor); Hugh P. McDonald (Editor)
(Humanity Books, Hardcover, 9781591025498, 796pp.)

Publication Date: January 2008

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Description
The renaissance of pragmatism in recent decades has stimulated renewed study of the classical pragmatists. Until this volume, F. C. S. Schiller (1864 1937) was the only major pragmatist from the classical era whose significant writings remained uncollected for renewed scholarly study.
The forty-two pieces in this collection represent Schiller's finest writings. They range across a broad spectrum of specific topics: logic and scientific method, meaning and truth, pluralism and monism, personalism and idealism, metaphysics and values, evolution and religion, and ethics and politics. An introduction to Schiller's life and career, introductory essays to the volume's seven parts, and a bibliography of Schiller's books and essays are also included.



About the Author


John R. Shook teaches philosophy at Oklahoma State University. His previous publications include the recently issued volume "Pragmatism: An Annotated Bibliography, 1898-1940" (1998).

Hugh P. McDonald teaches philosophy at several colleges in the New York City area, including New York City Technical College and New School University. He is the author of Political Philosophy and Ideology: A Critique of Political Essentialism.
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