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This e-book is the 3rd quantity of chosen papers from the significant ecu Pragmatist discussion board (CEPF). It offers with the final query of schooling, and the papers are geared up into sections on schooling and Democracy, schooling and Values, schooling and Social Reconstruction, and schooling and the Self. The authors are one of the best experts in American philosophy from universities around the U.S. and in principal and jap Europe. The sequence Studies in Pragmatism and Values promotes the examine of pragmatism's traditions and figures, and the explorations of pragmatic inquiries in all components of philosophical suggestion.

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They also become complacently utilitarian and experimentalist in their evaluations of proposed social and political initiatives. 24 ALEXANDER KREMER When Rorty visited the University of Pécs in Hungary in May 2004, he criticized contemporary academic philosophy in his lecture, titled “Universalist Grandeur, Romantic Profundity, Humanist Finitude”: This consensus among the intellectuals has moved philosophy to the margins of culture. Such controversies as those between Russell and Bergson, Heidegger and Cassirer, Carnap and Quine, Ayer and Austin, Habermas and Gadamer, and Fodor and Davidson, have had no resonance outside the borders of philosophy departments.

Dewey, Reconstruction in Philosophy, MW 12: 186. 13, Shook, “Deliberative Democracy and Moral Pluralism: Dewey vs. Rawls and Habermas,” p. 34; and Larry Hickman, “Dewey’s Pragmatic Technology and Community of Life,” in Classical American Pragmatism: Its Contemporary Vitality, ed. Douglas Anderson, Carl Hausman, and Sandra Rosenthal (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999), p. 32. 14. Dewey, “Democracy and Education in the World of Today,” LW 13: 294. 15. Dewey, “Education as a Necessity of Life,” MW 9: 4–7.

Cf. Rorty, “Philosophy and the Future,” in Rorty and Pragmatism, ed. Herman J. Saatkamp, Jr. : Vanderbilt University Press, 1995), pp. 204–205. 11. Rorty, Contingency, Irony and Solidarity, pp. 84–85. 12. Hans-Georg Gadamer, Truth and Method, 2nd edn. (London: Sheed & Ward, 1989), p. 301. Four DEMOCRACY UNDEFENDED: EDUCATION IN THE AGE OF COGNITIVE SCIENCE Jane Skinner Vocational education in modern western democracies exists in a pivotal tension between the cognitive understandings underpinning dominant (neoliberal) politics, philosophy and economics; and the cognitive possibilities offered by the twentieth century’s two leading educational thinkers, John Dewey and Paulo Freire.

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