American Philosophers

Name as many of these American philosophers as you can.
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1931-2007
Post-Structuralism
Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
Richard Rorty
1921-2002
Political Philosophy
A Theory of Justice
John Rawls
1839-1914
Pragmatism
Founder of Pragmatism
Charles Sanders Peirce
1945
Philosophy of Science
Gödel, Escher, Bach
Douglas Hofstadter
1947-
Philosophy of Law
The Fragility of Goodness
Martha Nussbaum
1803-1882
Transcendentalism
Self-Reliance
Ralph Waldo Emerson
1859-1952
Pragmatism
defender of democracy
John Dewey
1926-2016
Philosophy of Science
Mathematics is not logical but quasi-empirical
Hilary Putnam
1906-1975
Political Philosophy
The Origins of Totalitarianism
Hannah Arendt
1842-1910
Pragmatism
The Varieties of Religious Experience
Wiliam James
1938-2002
Political Philosophy
Anarchy, State and Utopia
Robert Nozick
1932-
Philosophy of Language
the Chinese letterbox experiment
John Searle
1922-2009
Philosophy of Science
Cosmopolis
Stephen Toulmin
1817-1862
Transcendentalism
Walden
Henry David Thoreau
1952-
Political Philosophy
The End of History
Francis Fukuyama
1898-1979
Social Philosophy
The One Dimensional Man
Herbert Marcuse
1922-1996
Philosophy of Science
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Thomas Kuhn
1905-1982
Objectivism
The Fountainhead
Ayn Rand
1942
Philosophy of Science
Darwins Dangerous Idea
Daniel Dennett
1737-1809
Political Philosophy
The Rights of Man
Thomas Paine
1928-
Philosophy of Language
Cartesian Linguistics
Noam Chomsky
1891-1970
Philosophy of Science
Vienna Circle member
Rudolph Carnap
1743-1826
Political Philosophy
US Declaration of Independence and third US President
Thomas Jefferson
2 Comments
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Level 64
Mar 23, 2021
The Constitution was very emphatically not by Jefferson - he hated it! You probably want Madison, who also wrote much of the Constitution and some of The Federalist, which certainly qualifies him to be on the list.
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Level 61
Mar 25, 2021
Thank you for the feedback, I've changed the Hint to something that he is credited with.