“C. I. Lewis (1883-1964) was one of the most important thinkers of his generation. In this book, Sandra B. Rosenthal explores Lewis's philosophical vision, and links his thought to the traditions of classical American pragmatism.
In this book, Sandra B. Rosenthal explores Lewis' philosophical vision and shows how his central ideas contribute to the enrichment and expansion of pragmatism as well as open new paths for constructive dialogue with other philosophical traditions.”
“Rosenthal (Loyola Univ., New Orleans) tackles the work of a prominent Harvard philosopher, C. I. Lewis (1883—1964), with infectious enthusiasm. . . . Rosenthal successfully exposes the main dimensions of Lewis's comprehensive philosophy, and explains its continued vitality and relevance. . . . This is a crucial exposition of one of American philosophy's greatest intellects. . . . Essential.”