By Henry Northrup Castle,George Herbert Mead,Helen Castle Mead,Marvin Krislov,Alfred L. Castle

ISBN-10: 0821420119

ISBN-13: 9780821420119

George Herbert Mead, one in every of America’s most crucial and influential philosophers, a founding father of pragmatism, social psychology, and symbolic interactionism, was once additionally a prepared observer of yankee tradition and early modernism. within the interval from the 1870s to 1895, Henry Northrup fortress maintained a correspondence with relatives and with Mead—his ally at Oberlin collage and brother-in-law—that unearths a number of the highbrow, financial, and cultural forces that formed American inspiration in that advanced period. shut buddies of John Dewey, Jane Addams, and different best Chicago Progressives, the writer of those usually intimate letters reviews frankly on pivotal occasions affecting greater schooling, advancements at Oberlin collage, Hawaii (where the Castles lived), progressivism, and the overall angst that many younger intellectuals have been experiencing in early glossy America.

The letters, drawn from the Mead-Castle assortment on the college of Chicago, have been accrued and edited via Mead after the tragic dying of Henry fort in a delivery twist of fate within the North Sea. operating together with his spouse Helen fortress (one of Henry’s sisters), he privately released fifty copies of the letters to checklist a tremendous courting and as an highbrow heritage of 2 innovative thinkers on the finish of the 19th century. American historians, similar to Robert Crunden and Gary prepare dinner, have famous the significance of the letters to historians of the overdue 19th century.

The letters are made to be had the following utilizing the elemental Mead textual content of 1902. extra insights into the relationship among Mead, John Dewey, Henry and Harriet citadel, and Hawaii’s revolutionary kindergarten method are supplied by way of the foundation’s govt director Alfred L. citadel. Marvin Krislov, president of Oberlin collage, has extra extra reviews at the value of the letters to realizing the highbrow dating that flourished at Oberlin College.

Published with the aid of the Samuel N. and Mary fortress Foundation.

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