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Recovering Benjamin Franklin

Recovering Benjamin Franklin

An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service
January 1999
Trade Paperback · 324 Pages
$26.95 U.S. · £15.99 U.K. · €19.99 E.U.
ISBN 9780812693874
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In this work, the author attempts to define Benjamin Franklin's role as a philosopher. The book lays out in detail Franklin's ideas in four areas: science, religion, morality and politics; ultimately concluding that Franklin should be considered an early figure in the Pragmatist movement.

About the Author

Campbell is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toledo.