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  1. Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Sport.John Kaag, Douglas Anderson & Richard Lally (eds.) - 2012 - Lexington Books.
    The contributors to Pragmatism and the Philosophy of Sport argue that American pragmatism is particularly well suited analyze the experience and development of sport activities. This volume will be a valuable resource in any philosophy of sport class or in a course on pragmatism; it will also be appropriate for kinesiology students. It will give readers a good sense of the themes in the American philosophical tradition as well as those in the burgeoning field of the philosophy of sport.
     
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  2. Religion, Pragmatism, and Dissent: Theodore Parker's Experience as a Minister.John Kaag - 2010 - The Pluralist 5 (1):1-20.
    On October 16, 1859, John Brown led an unsuccessful raid on the Harpers Ferry Armory. He planned to seize the cache of weapons in order to arm local slaves, to march south, and to deplete Virginia of the slaves who supported its economy. While it failed to realize this objective, the raid succeeded in driving a wedge between the Union and the Confederate States. The rift that Brown helped create grew into the gaping wound of the Civil War.Four years later, (...)
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    Peirce and Plato on "The Fixation of Belief".John Kaag - 2012 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 48 (4):512-529.
    Nothing could be more helpful to present philosophizing than a “Back to Plato” movement; but it would have to be back to the dramatic, restless, cooperatively inquiring Plato of the Dialogues, trying one mode of attack after another to see what it might yield; back to the Plato whose highest flight of metaphysics always terminated with a social and practical turn, and not to the artificial Plato constructed by unimaginative commentators who treat him as the original university professor. The suggestion (...)
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    American Interpretations of Hegel: Josiah Royce's Philosophy of Loyalty.John Kaag - 2009 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 26 (1):83 - 101.
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    Idealism, Pragmatism, and Feminism: The Philosophy of Ella Lyman Cabot.John Kaag - 2011 - Lexington.
    Idealism, Pragmatism, and Feminism provides an account of the life and writings of Ella Lyman Cabot (1866-1934), a woman who received formal training, but not formal recognition, in the field of classical American philosophy. It highlights the themes of idealism, pragmatism and feminism as they emerged in the course of career as an educational reformer and ethicist that spanned nearly four decades. Cabot's writings, developed in graduate seminars at Harvard and Radcliffe at the turn of the century complement, and in (...)
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    The Place of "The Problem of Job" in the Philosophy of Josiah Royce1.John Kaag - 2012 - American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 33 (1):32.
    Dear Mr. Royce,"In what magazine was your article on the book of Job published . . . ?"At first glance, the answer to this question seems rather simple: Josiah Royce published "The Problem of Job" in the sixth issue of The New World in 1897, and later made very slight revisions to the article when he selected it as the lead chapter in his Studies of Good and Evil, published with Appleton and Company in 1898. Within weeks of the note (...)
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    Hegel, Peirce, and Royce on the Concept of Essence.John Kaag - 2011 - Dialogue 50 (3):557-575.
    ABSTRACT: This article focuses on the role that Hegels discussion of Hegel and Peirce by claiming that the second book of HegelThe Doctrine of Essence,s attempt to account for the experimental and turbulent character of human experience, a character that Peirce would term While Pierce remained dissatisfied with Hegels detailed understanding of Hegel.
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    Continuity and Inheritance: Kant's "Critique of Judgment" and the Work of C. S. Peirce.John Kaag - 2005 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 41 (3):515 - 540.
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    Reconstructing Individualism: A Pragmatic Tradition From Emerson to Ellison By James M. Albrecht.John Kaag - 2013 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49 (2):259-262.
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    The Possibility of Religious Insight.John Jacob Kaag & Aaron Pratt Shepherd - 2015 - The Pluralist 10 (3):274-291.
    Josiah Royce’s philosophical interest in religion can be traced to his earliest days, when hymn singing and reading the Bible were constant practices in the fervently evangelical household of Josiah, Sr., and Sarah Royce in Grass Valley, California.1 Royce’s mother, Sarah, in particular, was a profound influence. She burned with the Holy Spirit, sparked by the fire-and-brimstone revivalism of the Second Great Awakening in New England, where she grew up. Educated at Phipps Union Female Seminary in Albion, New York, Mrs. (...)
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    Getting Under My Skin: William James on the Emotions, Sociality, and Transcendence.John Kaag - 2009 - Zygon 44 (2):433-450.
    "You are really getting under my skin!" This exclamation suggests a series of psychological, philosophical, and metaphysical questions: What is the nature and development of human emotion? How does emotion arise in social interaction? To what extent can interactive situations shape our embodied selves and intensify particular affective states? With these questions in mind, William James begins to investigate the character of emotions and to develop a model of what he terms the social self. James's studies of mimicry and his (...)
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    Reconstructing Individualism: A Pragmatic Tradition From Emerson to Ellison By James M. Albrecht.John Kaag - 2013 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49 (2):133.
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    Transgressing the Silence: Lydia Maria Child and the Philosophy of Subversion.John Kaag - 2013 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49 (1):46-53.
    There is something mournful in discussing a painting that has been lost or destroyed. It is the futile attempt to recover something that is irreparably gone. In the end, it recovers nothing, save for the memory of it’s vanishing. There is something mournful in discussing a people that has been lost or destroyed. It is the futile attempt to recover something that is irreparably gone. In the end, it recovers nothing, save for the memory of it’s vanishing. This paper is (...)
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    Everyday Ethics: Morality and the Imagination in Classical American Thought.John Kaag - 2010 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 46 (3):364-385.
    In 1893, John Dewey published "Teaching Ethics in the High Schools," a short article in Educational Review that provided the theoretical grounding for his work in the school systems of Pennsylvania and Illinois in the last two decades of the nineteenth century. In describing the ends of ethical training, Dewey revised the rule-driven method of Protestant morality, suggesting that, "the end of the method then, is the formation of sympathetic imagination for human relations in action; this is the ideal which (...)
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    Classical American Philosophy and Modern Medical Ethics: The Case of Richard Cabot.Kimberly Garchar & John Kaag - 2013 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49 (4):553-574.
    In November of 1893, Richard Cabot euthanized his brother Ted, who was suffering from the effects of untreated diabetes. Richard assumed responsibility of Ted’s care in June of that year and administered many treatments to ease the suffering and symptoms of his brother. These treatments, however, were ultimately ineffective to stave off the pain of renal failure and infection. Richard adored his older brother, and according to him, was the one that Richard “loved best.” As the date of Ted’s euthanization (...)
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    The Neurological Dynamics of the Imagination.John Kaag - 2009 - Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 8 (2):183-204.
    This article examines the imagination by way of various studies in cognitive science. It opens by examining the neural correlates of bodily metaphors. It assumes a basic knowledge of metaphor studies, or the primary finding that has emerged from this field: that large swathes of human conceptualization are structured by bodily relations. I examine the neural correlates of metaphor, concentrating on the relation between the sensory motor cortices and linguistic conceptualization. This discussion, however, leaves many questions unanswered. If it is (...)
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    Narrative and Moral Psychology in the Philosophy of Ella Lyman Cabot.John Kaag - 2011 - The Pluralist 6 (3):64-79.
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    Drone Warfare and the Paradox of Choice.John Kaag & Jamie Ashton - 2014 - The Harvard Review of Philosophy 20:80-99.
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    The Politics of Survival: Peirce, Affectivity, and Social Criticism by Lara Trout (Review).John Kaag - 2013 - The Pluralist 8 (1):119-123.
    Pragmatism, with its insistence that philosophy attend to practical affairs of what Charles Sanders Peirce called "vital importance," has always faced a unique double bind. If it spent too much time on philosophical speculation, it made no difference to practical affairs. But if it fixated on the practical affairs of the social and political realm, it was no longer engaged in philosophy. This double bind is not unique to pragmatism and has shown itself repeatedly in the last two hundred years (...)
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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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    A Review Essay of The American Pragmatists.Roger Ward & John Kaag - 2015 - The Pluralist 10 (1):114-132.
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    Review The Politics of Survival: Peirce, Affectivity, and Social Criticism Trout Lara Fordham U P New York.John Kaag - 2013 - The Pluralist 8 (1):119-123.
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    Reconstructing Individualism: A Pragmatic Tradition From Emerson to Ellison by James M. Albrecht (Review). [REVIEW]John Kaag - 2013 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49 (2):259-262.
    Lily Furedi’s Subway (1934) is full of individuals. It is a painting of a subway car filled with people on their way home from work. At first, these individuals appear rather isolated, just doing their own thing. But upon closer examination, a viewer notices something rather peculiar, namely that these individuals are surreptitiously, unconsciously, uncontrollably interested in each other. A couple quietly leans in for a kiss; a man watches furtively as a woman applies her make-up; a woman reads over (...)
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    Women and Forgotten Movements in American Philosophy: The Work of Ella Lyman Cabot and Mary Parker Follett.John Kaag - 2008 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 44 (1):pp. 134-157.
    This paper recovers and investigates the work of two forgotten figures in the history of American philosophy: Ella Lyman Cabot and Mary Parker Follett. It focuses on Cabot's work, developed between 1889 and 1906. During this period, Cabot took several classes given by Josiah Royce at Radcliffe College. Cabot's work creatively extends Royce's early thinking on the issues of growth, unity, and loyalty. This paper claims that Cabot's writing serves as a valuable type of Roycean interpretation—an interpretation that sheds light (...)
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    Chance and Creativity: The Nature of Contingency in Classical American Philosophy.John Kaag - 2008 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 44 (3):pp. 393-411.
    This paper briefly examines the relationship between chance, creativity and ethics in Peirce's development of tychism. In the early 1900s Peirce began to suggest that chance ought to be understood as a type of agency or as "psychical action" upon matter. I discuss the ethical implicaof this suggestion. Peirce remained reticent to translate the speculations concerning chance and purpose into the language of applied ethics. It is for this reason that I look to Ella Lyman Cabot to extend Peirce's metaphysical (...)
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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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    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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    Fallibility and Insight in Moral Judgment.John Kaag - 2013 - Human Studies 36 (2):259-275.
    This article investigates the relationship between moral judgments, fallibility, and imaginative insight. It will draw heavily from the canon of classical American philosophy, the members of which (from Ralph Waldo Emerson, to C.S. Peirce, E.L. Cabot, to Jane Addams, to John Dewey) took up this relationship as pivotally important in moral theorizing. It argues that the process of hypothesis formation—characterized as “insight” by Emerson and extended by Peirce in his notion of “abduction”—is a necessary condition of moral progress for it (...)
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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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    “Merely” Aesthetic: The Centrality of Aesthetic Judgments of Taste.John Kaag - 2013 - In Margit Ruffing, Claudio La Rocca, Alfredo Ferrarin & Stefano Bacin (eds.), Kant Und Die Philosophie in Weltbürgerlicher Absicht: Akten des Xi. Kant-Kongresses 2010. De Gruyter. pp. 107-118.
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  31. 1. Front Matter Front Matter (Pp. I-Iii).Mitchell Aboulafia, Victor Kestenbaum, Jason Jordan, Jacoby Adeshei Carter, Sarah Louise Scott, Richard Kenneth Atkins, Christa Hodapp, John Kaag, Shane Ralston & Kipton E. Jensen - 2013 - The Pluralist 8 (1).
     
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  32. Philosophical Pragmatism and International Relations: Essays for a Bold New World.Brian E. Butler, Matthew J. Brown, Phillip Deen, Loren Goldman, John Kaag, John Ryder, Patricia Shields, Joseph Soeters & Eric Thomas Weber - 2013 - Lexington Books.
    Philosophical Pragmatism and International Relations bridges the gap between philosophical pragmatism and international relations, two disciplinary perspectives that together shed light on how to advance the study and conduct of foreign affairs. Authors in this collection discuss a broad range of issues, from policy relevance to peacekeeping operations, with an eye to understanding how this distinctly American philosophy, pragmatism, can improve both international relations research and foreign policy practice.
     
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  33. Project MUSE Journals Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy Volume 44, Number 1, Winter 2008 Women and Forgotten Movements in American Philosophy: The Work of Ella Lyman Cabot and Mary Parker Follett. [REVIEW]Ella Lyman Cabot & John Kaag - 2008 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 44 (1).
     
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  34. God and the World of Signs: Trinity, Evolution, and the Metaphysical Semiotics of CS Peirce Andrew Robinson Charles Sanders Peirce and a Religious Metaphysics of Nature Leon Niemoczynski.J. M. C. Chevalier, Lee A. Mcbride Iii, John Kaag, Jacoby Adeshei Carter, Kristie Dotson, Leonard Harris, Torjus Midtgarden & Claudio Viale - 2013 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 49 (1).
     
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  35. 1. Front Matter Front Matter (Pp. I-Vii).John Kaag, Beth Eddy, Tommy J. Curry, Jane Duran, Steffen Dix, Seyed Hassan Hosseini & Sami Pihlström - 2010 - The Pluralist 5 (1).
     
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  36. Idealism, Pragmatism, and Feminism: The Philosophy of Ella Lyman Cabot.John 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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  37. John J. McDermott, The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture. [REVIEW]John Kaag - 2009 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 45 (2):244-248.
     
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  38. On Helping People to Die: A Pragmatist's Account.".John Kaag - 2000 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 9:532-41.
     
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  39. 1. Front Matter Front Matter (Pp. I-Iii).Kenneth W. Stikkers, Sandra B. Rosenthal, Roger Fouts, Erin McKenna, Kelvin J. Booth, Steven Fesmire, Felicia E. Kruse, John Kaag, Lucas McGranahan & Jose-Antonio Orosco - 2011 - The Pluralist 6 (3).
     
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