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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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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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.
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I 418
Brandom pro: proposition of the statement not before utterance - one rather commits onself to something personally.
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I 421
Prague/Brandom: is phenomenalism in terms of truth.
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I 432
BrandomVsPragmatism: cannot distinguish between freestanding and (in conditionals) embedded truth assertions.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Bra I
R. Brandom
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000

Bra II
R. Brandom
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-26