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F.S.C. Northrop


This past weekend, I attended the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Convention in Denver, Colorado.  Founded in 1974 by a group of philosophers interested in the study of the history of American philosophy and continuing work in what they saw as the American philosophical tradition, the SAAP is largely dedicated to Pragmatism and Neo-Pragmatism, though the organization seems deeply pluralistic and most interested in encouraging a kind of plainspoken, vernacular philosophizing pioneered by the Pragmatists. I came to be giving a paper at the SAAP meeting because SAAP has a conference exchange relationship with S-USIH.  My panel, which Read more