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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Ayer, A.J. Pragmatism   Ayer, A.J.
Brandom, Robert Pragmatism   Brandom, Robert
Esfeld, Michael Pragmatism   Esfeld, Michael
Goodman, Nelson Pragmatism   Goodman, Nelson
James, W. Pragmatism   James, W.
Rorty, Richard Pragmatism   Rorty, Richard


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27