|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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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.
Brandom pro: proposition of the statement not before utterance - one rather commits onself to something personally.
Prague/Brandom: is phenomenalism in terms of truth.
BrandomVsPragmatism: cannot distinguish between freestanding and (in conditionals) embedded truth assertions.
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001