A Search for Unity in Diversity: The 'Permanent Hegelian by James A. Good

By James A. Good

A look for solidarity in variety examines the conventional readings of John Dewey's dating to Hegel and demonstrates that Dewey's later pragmatism was once a improvement of the historicist/humanistic Hegel, instead of a turning clear of Hegelian philosophy. strong argues that Dewey drew upon assets he present in the writings of St. Louis Hegelians to type a non-metaphysical analyzing of Hegel. A look for solidarity in variety purposes that Hegel inspired Dewey to appreciate philosophy as an workout in person and cultural reconstruction. past exposing deadly flaws within the conventional interpreting of Dewey's courting to Hegel, sturdy exhibits that Dewey's pragmatism is a improvement, instead of a rejection, of Hegel's philosophy. This not just explains Dewey's Hegelian deposit, it additionally sheds mild on why contemporary Hegel students have discovered components of pragmatism in Hegel's idea and gives grounds for rapprochment among American pragmatism and Continental ecu philosophy.

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