|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._____________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. |
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._____________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. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Making it exlicit. Reasoning, Representing, and Discursive Commitment, Cambridge/MA 1994
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000
Articulating reasons. An Introduction to Inferentialism, Cambridge/MA 2001
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001