The Power of Pragmatism: Knowledge Production and Social Inquiry

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This book makes the case for a pragmatist approach to the practice of social inquiry and knowledge production. Through diverse examples from multiple disciplines, contributors explore the power of pragmatism to inform a practice of inquiry that is democratic, community-centred, problem-oriented and experimental. Drawing from both classical and neo-pragmatist perspectives, the book advances a pragmatist sensibility in which truth and knowledge are contingent rather than universal, made rather than found, provisional rather ...

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The Power of Pragmatism: Knowledge Production and Social Inquiry
2020, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781526134943

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