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Pragmatism and Justice

Susan Dieleman, David Rondel, and Christopher Voparil


Pragmatism and Justice is an interdisciplinary volume of new and seminal essays by political philosophers, social theorists, and scholars of pragmatism. The essays that comprise Pragmatism and Justice explore how the tradition of American pragmatist thought provides resources for understanding more clearly the idea of justice and for responding more efficaciously to a world rife with injustice. Treating both major canonical figures, like Peirce, James, Dewey, Holmes, Addams, Mead, and Royce, and more recently recognized perspectives, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Anna Julia Cooper, Alain Locke, an ... More

Keywords: Pragmatism, Justice, John Dewey, William James, Richard Rorty, W.E.B. Du Bois, Oppression, Political Legitimacy, Epistemic Injustice, Insurrectionist Ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190459239
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459239.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan Dieleman, editor
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada

David Rondel, editor
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Nevada, Reno

Christopher Voparil, editor
Graduate Faculty, Union Institute and University

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