Fashionable nihilism : a critique of analytic philosophy /

"Thoreau wrote that we have professors of philosophy but no philosophers. Can't we have both? Why doesn't philosophy hold a more central place in our lives? Why should it? Eloquently opposing the analytic thrust of philosophy in academia, noted pluralist philosopher Bruce Wilshire ans...

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Main Author: Wilshire, Bruce W.
Format: eBook
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2002.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
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  • 1.
  • Nihilistic Consequences of Analytic Philosophy
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  • "The Ph. D Octopus": William James's Prophetic Grasp of the Failures of Academic Professionalism
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  • Pluralist Rebellion in the American Philosophical Association
  • 4.
  • Phenomenology in the United States
  • 5.
  • Nature or Nurture?: The Significance of Indigenous Thought
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  • Conceptual Problems in Grasping Genocide
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  • Henry Bugbee: Philosopher of Intimacy
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  • William James on the "Spiritual"
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  • Looking for Bek.