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Cambridge Pragmatism: From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein

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Cheryl Misak offers a strikingly new view of the development of philosophy in the twentieth century. Pragmatism, the home-grown philosophy of America, thinks of truth not as a static relation between a sentence and the believer-independent world, but rather, a belief that works. The founders of pragmatism, Peirce and James, developed this idea in more (Peirce) and less (James) objective ways. The standard story of the reception of American pragmatism in England is that Russell and Moore savaged James's theory, and that ...

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Cambridge Pragmatism: From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein
2018, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198822608

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Cambridge Pragmatism: From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein
2016, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198712077

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