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Pragmatism, politics, and perversity

Joseph L. Esposito

Pragmatism, politics, and perversity

democracy and the American party battle

by Joseph L. Esposito

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Pragmatism,
  • Political parties,
  • Democracy,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoseph L. Esposito
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK2265 .E77 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25223744M
    ISBN 109780739173633, 9780739173640
    LC Control Number2012005935

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The book updates and confirms Beard’s hypothesis that the history of the party battle is a chronicle of perverse schemes. Pragmatism Politics and Perversity: Democracy and the American Party Battle describes this project of Peirce, Dewey, Hook, and Rorty, and combines it with Charles Beard’s study of the party battle as the most determinative influence upon American : Joseph L.

Esposito. Pragmatism Politics and Perversity: Democracy and the American Party Battle describes this project of Peirce, Dewey, Hook, and Rorty, and combines it with Charles Beard’s study of the party battle as the most determinative influence upon American democracy.

The book updates and confirms Beard’s hypothesis that the history of the party battle is a chronicle of perverse schemes Brand: Lexington Books.

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