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Pragmatism in Transition

Contemporary Perspectives on C.I. Lewis

  • Peter Olen
  • Carl Sachs

About this book

Introduction

This collection is an attempt by a diverse range of authors to reignite interest in C.I. Lewis’s work within the pragmatist and analytic traditions. Although pragmatism has enjoyed a renewed popularity in the past thirty years, some influential pragmatists have been overlooked. C. I. Lewis is arguably the most important of overlooked pragmatists and was highly influential within his own time period. The volume assembles a wide range of perspectives on the strengths and weaknesses of Lewis’s contributions to metaphysics, epistemology, semantics, philosophy of science, and ethics.

Keywords

C. I. Lewis Pragmatism American Pragmatism American philosophy Pragmatist

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Olen
    • 1
  • Carl Sachs
    • 2
  1. 1.PhilosophyLake Sumter State College ClermontUSA
  2. 2.Marymount University ArlingtonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52863-2
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-52862-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-52863-2
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