Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings

2015.09.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Hare, Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings, Joseph Palencik, Douglas R. Anderson, and Steven A. Miller (eds.),
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2015.09.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Hare, Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings, Joseph Palencik, Douglas R. Anderson, and Steven A. Miller (eds.), Fordham University Press, 2015, 325pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780823264322. Reviewed by Lee McIntyre, Boston University This handsome volume is a worthy tribute to Peter Hare, one of the most influential figures in American philosophy, who died unexpectedly in 2008 at the age of 72. One is grateful for the chance to measure the four corners of a busy scholar's thought and influence at the end of his consequential life. This volume fits the bill, bringing together many of Hare's most important papers on pragmatism, the ethics of belief, epistemology, naturalism, the philosophy of religion, poetry, and social critique. Although edited posthumously by three scholars who were close to Hare's work, it is hard to imagine that Hare himself could have chosen better or spent more care in. . .

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