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American Philosophy

A Love Story

by John Kaag

Hardcover, 259 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $26 |

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American Philosophy
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A Love Story
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When he stumbles upon a treasure trove of rare books that once belonged to the Harvard philosopher William Ernst Hocking, the author, a disillusioned philosopher at sea in his marriage and career, begins to catalog and preserve this collection and rediscovers the very tenets of American philosophy, seeing them within a 21st-century context.