List of Abbreviations Introduction 1. Varieties of Pragmatism 2. Genealogies of Pragmatism 3. Pragmatism and the American Scene 4. The Gender of Pragmatism 5. Pragmatism Comes of Age Conclusion: Continuing the Argument Notes Bibliography Index
Deborah Whitehead is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
"Skillfully places James's work in cultural and historical context, richly exploring how pragmatism functioned and continues to function as a mode of American cultural rhetoric as the U.S. struggles to understand itself in the late 19th and early 20th centuries." -Shannon Sullivan, author of Good White People: The Problem with Middle-Class White Anti-Racism "Continues and adds to a rich conversation among American philosophers concerning the origins of pragmatism and its possibilities for the future." -William Gavin, University of Southern Maine