In 1897,[1] historian Charles Pierce and James Dewey first introduced to the intellectual community a new discipline of American philosophy known as pragmatism. This new philosophical school explored “theories of truth” to help place humanity in historical context. Pragmatists deduce philosophical revelations from history using practical scientific reasoning in their…

During the 20th century, the birth of the modern age introduced new technological advancements that accelerated the growth of industrialization and changed many world societies from agriculture-based industries to capitalist giants. The empire of Japan became one of the leading Asian countries to adapt proficiently to modernity, and in turn…

During the 20th century, the historiography of American intellectual thought was altered by the rise of industrialization and technology. The process of modernization challenged the philosophical world by introducing new dilemmas regarding the vulnerability of the human condition. These vulnerabilities were derived from the horrific aftermath of World War I…

Heidi Schave

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