Summer Institute in American Philosophy
At the University of Oregon
July 16-21, 2012
Overview & Schedule | Seminars | Keynotes | Papers | Reading Lists | Registration
Summer Institute Reading Lists for Seminar Sessions
The institute is organized primarily around our Seminar sessions. These panel sessions are plenary so that all attendeeds can participate together as a group. So as to facilitate discussion, seminar leaders have asked that attendees prepare in advance by reviewing the following readings. All readings are of course optional but also strongly encouraged.
Suggested Readings for Prof. Seigfried's Keynotes
- Hull House Maps and Papers (1895; 2007, University of Illinois Press). Preface and Chapter 10.
- Democracy and Social Ethics. (1902; 2002, University of Illinois Press). Preface and Introduction.
- Newer Ideals of Peace. (1907; 2007, University of Illinois Press). Preface and Introduction.
- Twenty Years at Hull House. (1910; 1990, University of Illinois Press). Also New York: Signet Classic, 1981. Preface.
- A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil. (1912; 2002, University of Illinois Press). Preface.
- The Long Road of Woman's Memory. (1916; 2002, University of Illinois Press). Introduction.
- Peace and Bread in Time of War. (1922; 2002, University of Illinois Press). Preface.
- The Second Twenty Years at Hull House. (New York: Macmillan, 1930). Introduction.
- The Excellent Becomes the Permanent. (New York: Macmillan, 1932). Introduction.
- My Friend, Julia Lathrop. (1935; 2004, University of Illinois Press). Preface.
Rereading Dewey Readings:
Readings for Alexander, Deen, and Hickman discussion:
Readings for Banerjee and Fischer discussion:
Readings for 'Crossing Disciplines' Panel:
(We are sorry to report that Melvin Rogers cannot be present for the seminar, but we will leave his readings listed here as useful guidance.)
- Chris Ansell, Pragmatist Democracy
- Chris Ansell, "What is a 'Democratic Experiment'?" (forthcoming)
- Gerald Berk, Louis D. Brandeis and the Making of Regulated Competition, 1900-1932
- Gerald Berk & Dennis Galvan, "How People Experience and Change Institutions: A Field Guide to Creative Syncretism" in T&S
- Melvin Rogers, The Undiscovered Dewey
- Melvin Rogers, "The Fact of Sacrifice and Necessity of Faith: Dewey and the Ethics of Democracy" in TCSPS
- Melvin Rogers, "The People, Rhetoric, and Affect:
On the Political Force of Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk" in APSR
Readings for Alain L. Locke and Critical Insurrectionism Panel:
Additional Suggested Readings:
- Alain Locke, "Values and Imperatives"
- Leonard Harris and Charles Molesworth, Biography of a Philosopher
- Jacoby Carter and Leonard Harris, eds., Philosophic Values and World Citizenship
- Lee A. McBride, "Universal Human Liberation and Insurrectionist Ethics"
- Jacoby A. Carter, "Alain Locke"
- Leonard Harris, "Insurrectionist Ethics: Advocacy, Moral Psychology, and Pragmatism"
- Leonard Harris, "Universal Human Liberation and Community"
- Leonard Harris, "Honor and Insurrection"
- Leonard Harris, "Honor, Eunuchs, and the Postcolonial Subject"
- Leonard Harris, "Tolerance, réconciliation et groupes" Guerre et Réconciliation, Jounée de la Philosophie àl Unesco, 2003, pp. 59-94.
- Critical Pragmatism of Alain Locke, Leonard Harris, ed., especially "Alain Locke Remembered" by Beth Singer
- The Philosophy of Alain Locke, Leonard Harris, ed., especially "Rendering the Subtext" by Leonard Harris
- Judith Green, Deep Democracy (this is the most well developed and extensive account of Locke's approach to democracy; it offers its own unique array of conceptions)