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By Lenart Skof

The publication is a contribution to the fields of pragmatism, intercultural philosophy, and social and political ethics. The argument within the publication runs alongside strains: to begin with, 4 pragmatist philosophers (William James, John Dewey, Richard Rorty, and Roberto Mangabeira Unger) are mentioned via placing them into their respective intercultural contexts. they're interpreted as philosophers that were/are both explicitly or implicitly associated with a few of the key tenets in comparative and/or intercultural philosophy of the twentieth/twenty-first century. Secondly, the publication seems to be to their specific works and discusses the position of the physique and its vital moral capability. of their respective contexts, it appears on the chances for linking James, Dewey, Rorty, and Unger to the unique thought of the interculturally orientated moral pragmatism. during this activity, the booklet additionally techniques the philosophies of Arthur Schopenhauer, Luce Irigaray, and Enrique Dussel as a way to express their significance for a old and modern (feminist and intercultural/global) debate concerning the philosophy of yankee pragmatism. The publication concludes with chapters — i.e. with a dialogue of Irigaray’s ‘ethical pragmatism’ and at last with a few reflections on modern Slovenian and French philosophy (Žižek, Badiou) as associated with the communism-democracy controversy. In either situations, back, pragmatist and intercultural equipment are hired and the position of the physique of their respective oeuvres is reflected.

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