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Jim Good
Chair, Department of Social Sciences

Lone Star College-North Harris

Department of Social Sciences

2700 W.W. Thorne Drive

Houston, TX 77073-3499

Phone: 281-618-5573

Fax: 281-618-5632

E-mail: james.a.good@nhmccd.edu
Web: http://faculty.nhmccd.edu/jagood/ 

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POSITIONS HELD:

2006-present

Chair, Department of Social Sciences, North Harris College

2005-present

Professor of History, North Harris College

2005-present

Visiting Scholar, Rice University

2002-05

Associate Professor of History, North Harris College

2000-02

Lecturer, Rice University

1991-97

Adjunct Instructor, Tomball College

1992-96

Adjunct Instructor, Houston Community College

1988-89

Lecturer, Baylor University

 

EDUCATION:

 

Ph.D. History, Rice University (2001)

 

 

Dissertation:

"A Search for Unity in Diversity: The ‘Permanent Hegelian Deposit' in the Philosophy of John Dewey"

 

 

M.A. History, University of Houston (1993)

 

 

Thesis:

"John Dewey, Jonathan Edwards, and New England Theology"

 

 

M.A. Philosophy, Baylor University (1991)

 

Critical Papers:

"Jonathan Edwards and American Pragmatism"

"An Analysis of Religious Language"

"A Defense of Subjective Foundationalism"

 

 

B.A. Philosophy, Oklahoma Baptist University (1987)

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

Books:

 

 

Co-author with John Shook, John Dewey's Philosophy of Spirit, with Dewey's 1897 Lecture on Hegel. Fordham University Press (forthcoming).

 

 

 

 

 

A Search for Unity in Diversity: The "Permanent Hegelian Deposit" in the Philosophy of John Dewey.  Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books (2006).

 

 

 

 

Articles:

 

 

"Dewey, Hegel and Causation." Co-authored with Jim Garrison. Submitted to Idealistic Studies.

 

 

 

 

 

"Dewey's ‘Permanent Hegelian Deposit': A Reply to Hickman and Alexander." Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society (forthcoming).

 

 

 

"Reflections on Josiah Royce's Conservatism." The Pluralist 2, no. 2 (Summer 2007): 56-62.

 

 

 

 

 

"Beyond ‘Sushiology': John Dewey on Diversity."  The Pluralist 1, no. 2 (Summer 2006): 123-132.

 

 

 

 

 

"Dewey's ‘Permanent Hegelian Deposit' and the Exigencies of War." The Journal of the History Philosophy 44, no. 2 (April 2006): 293-314.

 

 

 

 

 

"The Value of Thomas Davidson." Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 40, no. 2 (Spring 2004): 289-318.

 

 

 

 

 

"The ‘Eclipse' of Pragmatism: A Reply to John Capps." Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 39, no.1 (Winter 2003): 77-86.

 

 

 

 

 

"A ‘World-Historical Idea': The St. Louis Hegelians and the Civil War." Journal of American Studies 34, no. 1 (December 2000): 447-464.

 

 

 

 

Book Chapters:

 

"Traces of Hegelian Bildung in Dewey's Philosophy" (ca-authored with Jim Garrison) in Pragmatism and Continental Philosophy, ed. Paul Fairfield. Under consideration at Southern Illinois University Press.

 

 

 

"The Hegelian Roots of Dewey's Pragmatism" in Pragmatism and Pedagogy,  ed. Daniel Tröhler and Jürgen Oelkers. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers  (2005).

 

 

 

"Die hegelianischen Wurzeln von Deweys Pragmatismus" in Pragmatismus und Pädagogik, eds. Daniel Tröhler and Jürgen Oelkers. Zurich: Verlag Pestalozzianum (2005).

 

 

 

Editing:

 

 

Supervising Editor. Dictionary of Early American Philosophy. Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, forthcoming.

 

 

 

 

 

Supervising Editor. Dictionary of Modern American Philosophy. Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, 2005.

 

 

 

 

Edited Volumes with Introductions:

 

 

The Ohio Hegelians. 3 volumes. Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

Moncure Daniel Conway: Autobiography and Miscellaneous Writings. 3 volumes. Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

The Journal of Speculative Philosophy (1867-93). 22 volumes. Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

The Early American Reception of German Idealism. 5 volumes. Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

V1

Everett, Charles Carroll. The Science of Thought: A System of Logic (1869).

 

 

 

 

 

 

V2

Hedge, Frederic Henry. Prose Writers of Germany (1847).

 

 

 

 

 

 

V3

Hickock, Laurens Perseus. Rational Psychology: Or the Subjective Idea and the Objective Law of All Intelligence (1849).

 

 

 

 

 

V4

Marsh, James. The Remains of the Rev. James Marsh, D.D.: Late President and Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy, in the University of Vermont; with a Memoir of His Life (1843).

 

 

 

 

 

V5

Rauch, Frederich Augustus. Psychology; or a view of the Human Soul; including Anthropology (1840).

 

 

 

 

 

Co-editor. The St. Louis Hegelians. 3 volumes. Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, 2001.

 

 

 

 

Translations:

 

 

 

Hoffman, Franz. "Die Hegelsche Philosophie in St. Louis in den vereinigten Staaten Nordamerika's." Philosophische Monatshefte 7 (1871): 58-63. In The St. Louis Hegelians, Thoemmes Press.

 

 

 

 

Dictionary Entries:

 

 

 

"Bakewell, Charles Montague"; "Conway, Moncure Daniel"; "Garman, Charles Edward"; "Hedge, Frederic Henry"; "Henry, Caleb Sprague"; "Willich, August" in Dictionary of Modern American Philosophy. Bristol, U.K.: Thoemmes Press, 2005.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

2007

The North Houston Greenspoint Chamber of Commerce Teachers Excellence Award

 

 

2007

Faculty Excellence Award, Lone Star College System

 

 

2007

Published Writing Award, Lone Star College System

 

 

2006

Published Writing Award, Lone Star College System

 

 

2005

Published Writing Award, Lone Star College System

 

 

2001

John W. Gardner Award in Humanities and Social Sciences, Rice University (dissertation award)

 

 

2001

Captain Charles Septimus Longcope Award in History, Rice University, History Department (dissertation award)

 

 

2000-01

Rice University Sarofim/NEH Fellow

 

 

1995-2000

Rice University Graduate Fellowship

 

 

1998

The James Scott Peterson Distinguished Service Award, Rice University, History Department

 

 

1987-91

Baylor University Graduate Assistantship

 

 

1987

Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy Honor Society)

 

 

1987

Jent Philosophy Award, Oklahoma Baptist University

 

 

1985-87

Ida Pickens Scholarship, Oklahoma Baptist University

 

 

1985-86

Dighton Scholarship, Oklahoma Baptist University