American Philosophy Collection Vol. 2
Date: January 2016
Duration: 5 hours 56 minutes
This recording is the second in an ongoing series of collections highlighting foundational articles in early 20th Century American philosophy.
Volume 2 focuses on the debates surrounding the emergence of the so-called 'New Realism.' Inspired by the early works of the American pragmatists, the new realists opposed idealistic and transcendental metaphysics, and advocated for various forms of empirical and scientific naturalism. (summary by P. J. Taylor)