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Review-Hilary Putnam’s Naturalism, Realism, and Normativity

Brendan Hogan and Lawrence Marcelle review Hilary Putnam’s Naturalism, Realism, and Normativity, published by Harvard University Press (2016). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Brendan Hogan is Clinical Associate Professor in the Global Liberal Studies Program at New York University. His publications include “Imagination, Imaginaries, and Emancipation,” Pragmatism Today (2015), “Criticism and Pragmatic Philosophy […]

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Adaptive Naturalism in Herder’s Aesthetics: An Interpretation of “Shakespeare,” by Rachel Zuckert

The two aspects of Herder’s aesthetic theory—the emphases on art’s cultural embeddedness and historical variation (“culturalism”) and on natural norms of artistic value (“naturalism”)—appear to be in some tension. In her paper, Rachel Zuckert explores this tension in Herder’s thought by attending to one of his most influential and focused treatments of cultural and historical […]

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