Will Philosophers Study Their History, Or Become History?

Radical Philosophy Review 11 (2):125-150 (2008)
This paper contends that philosophers should consult the work of intellectual historians, who write on the history of the social formation of philosophy in the U.S., in order to understand our past role in American society and our intellectual niche in the academy. By understanding the history of our field as a social and cultural phenomenon, and not as a set of ideas that transcend their human contexts, we will be in a better position to set a future course for our discipline
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DOI 10.5840/radphilrev200811215
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