New Pragmatists


Pragmatism is the view that our philosophical concepts must be connected to our practices--philosophy must stay connected to first order inquiry, to real examples, to real-life expertise. The classical pragmatists, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John Dewey, put forward views of truth, rationality, and morality that they took to be connected to, and good for, our practices of inquiry and deliberation. When Richard Rorty, the best-known contemporary pragmatist, looks at our practices, he finds that we don't aim ...

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New Pragmatists
2009, OUP UK

ISBN-13: 9780199279982

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New Pragmatists
2007, Clarendon Press, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199279975


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