TITLE

American Naturalism from a Non-American Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Karimsky, Anyur M.
PUB. DATE
September 1992
SOURCE
Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society;Fall1992, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p645
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the trend of naturalism as a leading style of philosophizing of the twentieth century in the U.S. Reason for the difficulties in defining naturalism; Connection of critical realism with the independent trend of naturalism; Concept of modern naturalism.
ACCESSION #
10091111

 

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