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American thought from Puritanism to pragmatism and beyond.

Woodbridge Riley

American thought from Puritanism to pragmatism and beyond.

by Woodbridge Riley

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Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, American

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB851 R5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination438p.
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13640355M

    “In pragmatism,” he writes, “one finds neither deep sensibility to alienation nor much anxiety about the eclipse of authority and truth.” This is the dismaying shallowness of our native thinkers. No such shallowness can be attributed to Henry Adams, who is perhaps, for Diggins, the great hero of American thought. The American philosophical tradition began at the time of the European colonization of the New World. The Puritans arrival in New England set the earliest American philosophy into the religious tradition (Puritan Providentialism), and there was also an emphasis on the relationship between the individual and the is evident by the early colonial documents such as the Fundamental.

      Cosmotopia is the polestar of his strange and valuable book. “Beyond the Revolution” is scornful of regionalists, traditionalists and anyone else who would restrict the scope of American identity. Puritanism in American Literature The Puritans had a large influence in American literature and still influence moral judgment and religious beliefs in the United States to this day. Puritan writing was used to glorify God and to relate God more directly to our world. Puritan literature was commonly a .

      Beyond the Revolution: A History of American Thought From Paine to Pragmatism by William H. Goetzmann Basic Books, pp., $ E pluribus unum. The phrase has long defined our nation's political. Book Description: The Hidden Godrevisits the origins of American pragmatism and finds a nascent "posthumanist" critique shaping early modern reaching as far back as the Calvinist arguments of the American Puritans and their struggle to know a "hidden God," this book brings American pragmatism closer to contemporary critical theory.


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Goetzmann Fromwhen Citizen Tom Paine declared, The birthday of a new world is at hand,” America was unique in world history. American thought: from puritanism to pragmatism Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.

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"Beyond the Revolution is a panoramic, all-inclusive chronicle of American intellectual history. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian William H.

Goetzmann tells the story of America's greatest thinkers and creators, from Paine and Jefferson to Melville and William James, showing how they built upon and battled one another's ideas in the critical 4/5(1).11 PART I: RESULTS OF AN EXAMINATION OF DIGITIZATIONS OF BOOKS IN THE FIELD OF AMERICAN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY 1) Bibliographic citation: Riley, Woodbridge.

American Thought fro.Beyond the Revolution: A History of American Thought from Paine to Pragmatism Beyond the Revolution is a valedictory from an emeritus professor who taught American studies at Yale and the University of Texas for 50 years, so as one might expect the author definitely knows his subject and has lots of interesting things to say.