Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing “Democracy and Social Ethics”




      Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing “Democracy and Social Ethics”
In Jane Addams s Evolutionary Theorizing, Marilyn Fischer advances the bold and original claim that Addams s reasoning in her first book, Democracy and Social Ethics, is thoroughly evolutionary While Democracy and Social Ethics, a foundational text of classical American pragmatism, is praised for advancing a sensitive and sophisticated method of ethical deliberation, Fischer is the first to explore its intellectual roots Examining essays Addams wrote in the 1890s and showing how they were revised for Democracy and Social Ethics, Fischer draws from philosophy, history, literature, rhetoric, and to uncover the array of social evolutionary thought Addams engaged with in her texts from British socialist writings on the evolution of democracy to British and German anthropological accounts of the evolution of morality By excavating Addams s evolutionary reasoning and rhetorical strategies, Fischer reveals the depth, subtlety, and richness of Addams s thought. Best Read [ Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing “Democracy and Social Ethics” ] By [ Marilyn Fischer ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

Dr Fischer specializes in political philosophy and American pragmatism She served as director of the Core Program, an integrated, interdisciplinary program through which students can fulfill most of their general education requirements She is affiliated with the Society for Advancement of American Philosophy, the North American Society for Social Philosophy, and the Society for Women in Philosophy Her research focuses on the philosophy of Jane Addams from


      Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing “Democracy and Social Ethics”
 By Marilyn Fischer IBN : 022663132X Format : Hardcover – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 264 pages
  • Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing “Democracy and Social Ethics”
  • Marilyn Fischer
  • 18 October 2018
  • 022663132X

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