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The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead

Hans Joas and Daniel R. Huebner


The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead brings together a range of scholars who provide detailed analyses of Mead’s importance to innovative fields of scholarship, including cognitive science, environmental studies, democratic epistemology, social ethics, non-teleological historiography, and the history of the natural and social sciences. The volume is divided into three main areas in which Mead’s thinking has inspired contemporary work. The first is the area of history, historiography, and historical sociology. The second follows from one of the fundamental reorientations of intellectual and po ... More

Keywords: George Herbert Mead, cognitive science, environmental studies, philosophy, sociology, psychology, history, historiography, democracy, pragmatism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780226376943
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226377131.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hans Joas, editor
Humboldt University of Berlin/University of Chicago

Daniel R. Huebner, editor
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Front Matter


Hans Joas and Daniel R. Huebner

Part I History, Historiography, Historical Sociology

Part II Nature, Environment, Process

Chapter Seven George Herbert Mead as a Socio-Environmental Thinker

Bradley H. Brewster and Antony J. Puddephatt

Part III Cognition, Conscience, Language