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  1. John Dewey, Larry Hickman & Thomas M. Alexander (1998). The Essential Dewey. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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    Thomas M. Alexander (1987). John Dewey's Theory of Art, Experience, and Nature: The Horizons of Feeling. State University of New York Press.
    Thomas Alexander shows that the primary, guiding concern of Dewey's philosophy is his theory of aesthetic experience.
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  3. Thomas M. Alexander (2004). Dewey's Denotative-Empirical Method: A Thread Through the Labyrinth. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 18 (3):248-256.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2014). Susanne Langer in Focus: The Symbolic Mind by Robert E. Innis (Review). The Pluralist 9 (1):108-114.
    Robert Innis has performed an immensely valuable service for scholars in the fields of American philosophy, aesthetics, and semiotics. Not only does his comprehensive view of Susanne K. Langer’s opus show us its development, but this is the only book in English devoted solely to Langer. I hope it may help retrieve her considerable philosophical achievement from the penumbral, fading status it has today. Not only does Innis give us a close discussion of Langer’s philosophy, but he also presents a (...)
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    Thomas M. Alexander (1993). John Dewey and the Moral Imagination: Beyond Putnam and Rorty Toward a Postmodern Ethics. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 29 (3):369 - 400.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2011). Dewey: A Beginner's Guide. The Pluralist 6 (2):54-56.
    Simply put, this book is the best short introduction to John Dewey’s philosophy.1 It is lucidly written and is sensitively accurate in things both great and small. It is concise yet broadly informed. It is balanced without straining to say everything, focused without being compressed. It directs the reader to Dewey’s key writings and indicates reliable commentary. It concludes by indicating Dewey’s relevance for contemporary issues: medical ethics, environmentalism, feminism. Nevertheless, that the book appears in a series called “Beginner’s Guides” (...)
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2010). Eros and Spirit: Toward a Humanistic Philosophy of Culture. The Pluralist 5 (2):18-44.
    "Philosophy and Civilization" is one of Dewey's most important—and most neglected—essays. It is unsettling to anyone who wants to think of Dewey primarily as a "pragmatist." Dewey says the aim of philosophy should be to deal with the meaning of culture and not "inquiry" or "truth": "Meaning is wider in scope as well as more precious in value than is truth and philosophy is occupied with meaning rather than with truth" (LW 3:4).1 Truths are one kind of meaning, but they (...)
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2014). Review Susanne Langer in Focus: The Symbolic Mind Innis Robert E. Indiana UP Bloomington. The Pluralist 9 (1):108-114.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (1993). John Dewey and American Democracy. Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 (1):150-152.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2013). John Dewey's Uncommon Faith. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 87 (2):347-362.
    Dewey’s A Common Faith has been variously interpreted, both in terms of its relation to Dewey’s corpus and internally in terms of its leading ideas. I argue for its crucial relevance in understanding Dewey and undertake an analysis of the key idea of “religious experience” as an “attitude of existence.” This distinguishes religious experience from other types of qualitative experience and shows the unique place this concept has for Dewey.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (1990). Pragmatic Imagination. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 26 (3):325 - 348.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2011). Discussion: David Hildebrand’s Dewey: A Beginner’s Guide Dewey: A Beginner’s Guide Hildebrand David Oneworld, Oxford, Eng. The Pluralist 6 (2):54-56.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (1995). Educating the Democratic Heart: Pluralism, Traditions and the Humanities. Studies in Philosophy and Education 13 (3-4):243-259.
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    Sharon Crowell, George C. H. Sun, John Howie, Thomas M. Alexander, Kenneth W. Stikkers, Randall E. Auxier, Robert Hahn, Sen Wu, Elizabeth Ramsden Eames, Martin Lu, George Kimball Plochmann, Matt Sronkoski, D. S. Clarke, Eugenie Gatens-Robinson, Hans H. Rudnick, Stephen Bickham & Don Mikula (2006). Remembering Lewis E. Hahn. Philosophy East and West 56 (1):1-15.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2008). The Life and Work of Hartley Burr Alexander. The Pluralist 3 (1):1 - 10.
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  16. Thomas M. Alexander (1992). Steven C. Rockefeller, "John Dewey: Religious Faith and Democratic Humanism". [REVIEW] Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 28 (4):857.
     
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2008). Hartley Burr Alexander: Humanistic Personalism and Pluralism. The Pluralist 3 (1):89 - 127.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2006). Introduction to the Annual Issue for the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy. Journal of Speculative Philosophy 20 (2):75-76.
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    Thomas M. Alexander (1994). Biography of Contributors. Studies in Philosophy and Education 13:401-404.
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  20. Thomas M. Alexander (2006). Dewey, Dualism, and Naturalism. In John R. Shook & Joseph Margolis (eds.), A Companion to Pragmatism. Blackwell Pub.
     
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  21. Thomas M. Alexander, Robert Cummings Neville, Raymond D. Boisvert, Martin Coleman, Jacquelyn Anne K. Kegley & Kelly Dean Jolley (2010). 1. Front Matter Front Matter (Pp. I-Ii). The Pluralist 5 (2).
     
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  22. Thomas M. Alexander (1991). Larry A. Hickman, "John Dewey's Pragmatic Technology". [REVIEW] Journal of Speculative Philosophy 5 (2):144.
     
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  23. Thomas M. Alexander (1989). Mark Johnson, "The Body in the Mind: The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Imagination and Reason". [REVIEW] Journal of Speculative Philosophy 3 (2):130.
     
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    Thomas M. Alexander (2013). The Human Eros: Eco-Ontology and the Aesthetics of Existence. Fordham University Press.
    " Our various cultures are symbolic environments or "spiritual ecologies" within which the Human Eros can thrive. This is how we inhabit the earth. Encircling and sustaining our cultural existence is nature.
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  25. John Dewey & Thomas M. Alexander (2013). A Common Faith: Second Edition. Yale University Press.
    In _A Common Faith,_ eminent American philosopher John Dewey calls for the “emancipation of the true religious quality” from the heritage of dogmatism and supernaturalism that he believes characterizes historical religions. He describes how the depth of religious experience and the creative role of faith in the resources of experience to generate meaning and value can be cultivated without making cognitive claims that compete with or contend with scientific ones. In a new introduction, Dewey scholar Thomas M. Alexander contextualizes the (...)
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    Larry A. Hickman & Thomas M. Alexander (eds.) (1998). The Essential Dewey, Volume 1: Pragmatism, Education, Democracy. Indiana University Press.
    In addition to being one of the greatest technical philosophers of the twentieth century, John Dewey was an educational innovator, a Progressive Era reformer, and one of America’s last great public intellectuals. Dewey’s insights into the problems of public education, immigration, the prospects for democratic government, and the relation of religious faith to science are as fresh today as when they were first published. His penetrating treatments of the nature and function of philosophy, the ethical and aesthetic dimensions of life, (...)
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  27. Larry A. Hickman & Thomas M. Alexander (eds.) (2009). The Essential Dewey, Volume 2: Ethics, Logic, Psychology. Indiana University Press.
    In addition to being one of the greatest technical philosophers of the twentieth century, John Dewey was an educational innovator, a Progressive Era reformer, and one of America’s last great public intellectuals. Dewey’s insights into the problems of public education, immigration, the prospects for democratic government, and the relation of religious faith to science are as fresh today as when they were first published. His penetrating treatments of the nature and function of philosophy, the ethical and aesthetic dimensions of life, (...)
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  28. Larry A. Hickman & Thomas M. Alexander (eds.) (2009). The Essential Dewey, Volume 2: Ethics, Logic, Psychology. Indiana University Press.
    In addition to being one of the greatest technical philosophers of the twentieth century, John Dewey was an educational innovator, a Progressive Era reformer, and one of America’s last great public intellectuals. Dewey’s insights into the problems of public education, immigration, the prospects for democratic government, and the relation of religious faith to science are as fresh today as when they were first published. His penetrating treatments of the nature and function of philosophy, the ethical and aesthetic dimensions of life, (...)
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