The Practical Turn: Pragmatism in Britain in the Long Twentieth Century

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American pragmatism, born in the 1870s in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has as its central insight the idea that our philosophical concepts of truth, knowledge, probability, and so on must start with, and remain linked to, human experience and inquiry. This book traces and assesses the strong influence of American pragmatism on British philosophy, with particular emphasis on Cambridge during the inter-war period, on post-war Oxford, and on recent developments. Most philosophers would say that American pragmatism received only ...

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The Practical Turn: Pragmatism in Britain in the Long Twentieth Century
2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780197266168

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