Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Pragmatism, philosophy: the philosophical pragmatism deals mainly with the effects of our actions in the world. In particular, in the direction of pragmatism represented by W. James, truth is conceived as something that has proved useful or will prove useful. See also ideal assertiveness, truth, Peirce, Dewey, Rorty, Putnam.
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I 415
Pragmatism/Classical/Truth/Rorty/Brandom: 1) performative: act of calling something true, not content - 2) thereby taking a normative perspective - 3) approval of an assertion as guide to action - 4) Success as a benchmark - 5) that is all there is to be understood about truth - Pragmatism: truth is not a characteristic.
I 418
Brandom pro: proposition of the statement not before utterance - one rather commits onself to something personally.
I 421
Prague/Brandom: is phenomenalism in terms of truth.
I 432
BrandomVsPragmatism: cannot distinguish between freestanding and (in conditionals) embedded truth assertions.

Bra I
R. Brandom
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000

Bra II
R. Brandom
Begr√ľnden und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28