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    The Human Eros: Eco-Ontology and the Aesthetics of Existence.Thomas M. Alexander - 2013 - 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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  2. John Dewey’s Theory of Art, Experience and Nature: The Horizons of Feeling.Thomas M. Alexander - 1987 - 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. John Dewey’s Theory of Art, Experience and Nature: The Horizons of Feeling.John Dewey & Thomas M. Alexander - 1987 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 24 (2):293-301.
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    John Dewey and the Moral Imagination: Beyond Putnam and Rorty toward a Postmodern Ethics.Thomas M. Alexander - 1993 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 29 (3):369 - 400.
  5. The Essential Dewey, Volume 1: Pragmatism, Education, Democracy.Larry A. Hickman & Thomas M. Alexander (eds.) - 1998 - 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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    Mythos and Polyphonic Pluralism.Thomas M. Alexander - 2020 - The Pluralist 15 (1):1-16.
    growing up in new mexico, I was passionate about geology, specifically paleontology. It led, in one adventure, to me being arrested by monks. While on a picnic with my parents at Jemez Springs, I had followed a beautiful Permian stratum, rich with crinoids and brachiopod shells, onto private land owned by The Servants of the Paraclete, a retreat for "whiskey priests."1 I was detained while one brother admonished me, kindly, and let me go, and even let me keep my specimens. (...)
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    Linguistic Pragmatism and Cultural Naturalism: Noncognitive Experience, Culture, and the Human Eros.Thomas M. Alexander - 2014 - European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy 6 (2).
    Contrary to some recent self-styled “linguistic pragmatists” who seek to dispense with the purportedly obsolete term “experience”. this essay attempts to show that pragmatism cannot cogently dispense with experience, understanding that term in its Deweyan sense as “culture” and not some sort of mentalistic perception or state. Focusing on Robert Brandom’s recent Perspectives on Pragmatism, I show how the very assumptions that Dewey meant to call into question with his “instrumentalist turn” in 1903 are enshrined in Brandom’s “new and improved” (...)
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    Pragmatic Imagination.Thomas M. Alexander - 1990 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 26 (3):325 - 348.
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    Between Being and Emptiness.Thomas M. Alexander - 2003 - In William J. Gavin (ed.), In Dewey's Wake: Unfinished Work of Pragmatic Reconstruction. State University of New York Press. pp. 129-158.
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    The Essential Dewey: Volume 2: Ethics, Logic, Psychology.Larry A. Hickman & Thomas M. Alexander (eds.) - 1998 - 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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    Educating the democratic heart: Pluralism, traditions and the humanities.Thomas M. Alexander - 1995 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 13 (3):243-259.
  12. Dewey's denotative-empirical method: A thread through the labyrinth.Thomas M. Alexander - 2004 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 18 (3):248-256.
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    John Dewey’s Uncommon Faith.Thomas M. Alexander - 2013 - 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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  14. 1. Front Matter Front Matter (pp. i-ii).Thomas M. Alexander, Robert Cummings Neville, Raymond D. Boisvert, Jacquelyn Anne K. Kegley & Kelly Dean Jolley - 2010 - The Pluralist 5 (2).
     
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  15. Biography of contributors.Thomas M. Alexander - 1994 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 13:401-404.
     
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    8. Beyond the Death of Art: Community and the Ecology of the Self.Thomas M. Alexander - 1997 - In Richard E. Hart & Douglas R. Anderson (eds.), Philosophy in experience: American philosophy in transition. New York: Fordham University Press. pp. 173-194.
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    Dewey: A Beginner’s Guide.Thomas M. Alexander - 2011 - 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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    Dewey, dualism, and naturalism.Thomas M. Alexander - 2006 - In John R. Shook & Joseph Margolis (eds.), A Companion to Pragmatism. Oxford, UK: Blackwell. pp. 184–192.
    This chapter contains sections titled: Dualism in the Western Tradition Anti‐dualism in Peirce and James Anti‐dualism in Dewey: Early Criticisms Dewey's Anti‐dualistic Naturalism: Experience and Nature.
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    Dewey: A Beginner’s Guide.Thomas M. Alexander - 2011 - The Pluralist 6 (2):54-56.
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    Eros and Spirit: Toward a Humanistic Philosophy of Culture.Thomas M. Alexander - 2010 - 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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    Hartley Burr Alexander: Humanistic Personalism and Pluralism.Thomas M. Alexander - 2008 - The Pluralist 3 (1):89 - 127.
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    Introduction to the annual issue for the society for the advancement of american philosophy.Thomas M. Alexander - 2006 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 20 (2):75-76.
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    John Dewey’s Uncommon Faith.Thomas M. Alexander - 2013 - 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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    Susanne Langer in Focus: The Symbolic Mind.Thomas M. Alexander - 2014 - The Pluralist 9 (1):108-114.
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    Susanne Langer in Focus: The Symbolic Mind by Robert E. Innis (review).Thomas M. Alexander - 2014 - 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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    The Life and Work of Hartley Burr Alexander.Thomas M. Alexander - 2008 - The Pluralist 3 (1):1 - 10.
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    A Common Faith: Second Edition.John Dewey & Thomas M. Alexander - 2013 - 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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  28. Larry A. Hickman, "John Dewey's Pragmatic Technology". [REVIEW]Thomas M. Alexander - 1991 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 5 (2):144.
     
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  29. Mark Johnson, "The Body in the Mind: The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Imagination and Reason". [REVIEW]Thomas M. Alexander - 1989 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 3 (2):130.
     
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    Robert B. Westbrook, "John Dewey and American Democracy". [REVIEW]Thomas M. Alexander - 1993 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 (1):150.
  31. Steven C. Rockefeller, "John Dewey: Religious Faith and Democratic Humanism". [REVIEW]Thomas M. Alexander - 1992 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 28 (4):857.
     
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