Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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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Meaning / pragmatic realism / Esfeld: explains meaning without resorting to truth - if meaning was only established, we were free to say that the truth value depends on the world. (Sellars pro).

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M. Esfeld
Holismus Frankfurt/M 2002


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-23