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The Latino Character of American Pragmatism

Gregory Fernando Pappas

in Pragmatism in the Americas

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780823233670
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780823241804 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823233670.003.0012

Series: American Philosophy

The Latino Character of American Pragmatism

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This chapter makes the claim that pragmatism is a philosophy that affirms and reflects values that are predominant and are cherished by Latin, not North American culture. It breaks the thesis up into five parts. They include an exploration of philosophy and culture, the values and vices of Anglo-Saxon and Latin culture, pragmatism, Anglo vices and Latin traits, pragmatism and the balance of America, and a Latinization of America.

Keywords: Latino; philosophy; culture; pragmatism

Chapter.  5156 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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