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  1. Idealism, Pragmatism, and Feminism: The Philosophy of Ella Lyman Cabot.John J. Kaag - 2011 - Lexington Books.
    This is an intellectual biography in the most literal sense; at no point in the history of American philosophy has an individual embodied the ideals that they wrote about at length. Philosophical idealism, pragmatism and feminism served as guides for Ella Lyman Cabot as she entered the discipline of philosophy, a discipline that continues to marginalize the work of women to this very day.
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    Emptiness, Selflessness, and Transcendence: William James’s Reading of Chinese Buddhism.John J. Kaag - 2012 - Journal of Chinese Philosophy 39 (2):240-259.
    This article investigates William James's reading of the concepts of selflessness and transcendence in relation to the Chan and Pure Land schools of Chinese Buddhism. The divide between Chan and Pure Land Buddhism may be mediated if we attend to aspects of the two traditions that James found particularly meaningful. James is drawn to selflessness as presented in the concept of emptiness in the Chan understanding of meditative experience. He is equally interested in Buddhist devotional practices of Pure Land that (...)
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    The Lot of the Beautiful: Pragmatism and Aesthetic Ideals.John J. Kaag - 2015 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 23 (4):779-801.
    This article focuses on the intimate relationship between German aesthetic theory, particularly the philosophies of Kant and Schiller, and the pragmatic tradition of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. I argue that many aspects of Kantian aesthetic theory – his development of reflective judgement, genius, and common sense – are reflected in the thinking of C. S. Peirce. I conclude, however, that such a comparison risks selling short the way that German idealism influenced American thinkers and instead suggest that it (...)
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    The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture (Review).John J. Kaag - 2009 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 45 (2):244-248.
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    Foust, Mathew A. Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life.New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. Pp. 212. $50.00. [REVIEW]John J. Kaag - 2013 - Ethics 123 (4):755-759.
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    A Call to Arms?—Militarism, Political Unity, and the Moral Equivalent of War.John Jacob Kaag - 2009 - The Pluralist 4 (2):108-124.
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    We Are Who?: A Pragmatic Reframing of Immigration and National Identity.John Jacob Kaag - 2008 - The Pluralist 3 (3):111 - 131.