Progress and Pragmatism: James, Dewey, Beard, and the American Idea of Progress

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Index
Abbott, Francis, 126
Abbott, Lyman, 32, 33
Account of the Climate of Pennsylvania ( Rush), 60
Adams, C. K., 29
Adams, Henry: correspondence with James, 3, 10, 22, 50; correspondence with Lodge, 7; on Darwinian evolutionism, 15; on degradation, 14-22, 32; on free will, 8, 17; on history, 12, 24; and theory of progress, 7. Works: Democracy, 7; Education, 11; History of the United States during the Administrations of Jefferson and Madison, 7; Letter to American Teachers of History, 3, 15; Mont-Saint- Michel and Chartres, 10; "Rule of Phase Applied to History, The,"; "Tendency of History, The," 11
Adams, Herbert Baxter, 199
Adams, John, correspondence with Jefferson, 69
Addams, Jane, 200, 261
Agassiz, Louis, 79-82; Essay on Classification, 81; influence on William James, 149
Altgeld, John P., 261
American Foreign Policy in the Making ( Beard), 264
American Spirit: A Study of the Idea of Civilization in the United States, The ( Beard), 311
Andrews, Stephen Pearl, 88
Antiformalism, 37-51; William James and psychological, 163; Beard and, 269
Antiformalists, 37-38
Anti-Imperalist League, 192
"Are We Automata?" ( James), 162
Atlantic, 29
Austin, O. P., 30
Bacon, Francis, Dewey's use of, 211-212
Bancroft, George, 74-76, 89; History of the United States, 75; "The Necessity, The Reality, and the Promise of the Progress of the Human Race," 74
Barlow, Joel, The Columbiad, 67
Barnes, Harry Elmer, 278
Basic History of the United States, A ( Beard), 268
Beard, Charles A.: correspon-

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1 - Formalism, Degradation, and Pragmatism 3
  • 2 - The Heritage of Progress 52
  • 3 - The Evolutionary Dialogue 93
  • 4 - William James: Experience and Meliorism 146
  • 5 - John Dewey: The Experimentalist Criterion 196
  • 6 - Charles Beard: Civilization in America 258
  • 7 - Progress, Experience, and History 322
  • Notes 335
  • Selected Bibliography 373
  • Index 395
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