F.C.S. Schiller and the Dawn of Pragmatism

F.C.S. Schiller and the Dawn of Pragmatism : The Rhetoric of a Philosophical Rebel

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Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1864-1937) was the foremost first generation British pragmatist; he is also the most overlooked pragmatist. F. C. S. Schiller and the Dawn of Pragmatism: The Rhetoric of a Philosophical Rebel, by Mark J. Porrovecchio, provides the first comprehensive examination of his philosophical career, examining the rhetorical practices that gave rise to his pragmatic humanism and the ways those strategies led to his erasure from the intellectual history of pragmatism.show more

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  • Hardback | 402 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 33.02mm | 725.74g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0739165887
  • 9780739165881
  • 2,095,146

About Mark J. Porrovecchio

Mark J. Porrovecchio is director of forensics and assistant professor in the Department of Speech Communication at Oregon State University.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Foreword, by Steve Fuller Chapter 3 Introduction: The Disappearance of a Pragmatist Chapter 4 Chapter One: Evolution and the Spirit 1882-1897 Chapter 5 Chapter Two: The Psychology of Pragmatism 1898-1905 Chapter 6 Chapter Three: The Mettle of Humanism 1906-1910 Chapter 7 Chapter Four: The Long Shadow 1911-1919 Chapter 8 Chapter Five: The Risks of Doubt 1920-1926 Chapter 9 Chapter Six: Out of the Light, Into the Cave 1927-1937 Chapter 10 Conclusion: The Pragmatism of Appearances Chapter 11 Bibliography Chapter 12 Index Chapter 13 About the Authorshow more