Philosophy in America: Remarks on John McCumber's time in the ditch: American philosophy and the McCarthy era
Philosophical Studies 108 (1-2):183 - 193 (2002)
|Abstract||John McCumber is right to think that analytic philosophy has had a particularly central and dominating position in American philosophy, and that philosophy is less significant in American public life than in the public life of many European countries. I believe he is wrong to think that American philosophers have turned to analytical work in order to escape being politically relevant, and that he is wrong to suppose that prominent academic philosophy is something to wish for.|
|Keywords||American philosophy analytic philosophy|
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