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The promise of pragmatism

John P. Diggins

The promise of pragmatism

modernism and the crisis of knowledge and authority

by John P. Diggins

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Pragmatism,
    • Philosophy, American -- 20th century,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJohn Patrick Diggins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .D495 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 515 p. ;
      Number of Pages515
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1403617M
      ISBN 100226148785
      LC Control Number93011686

      Cambridge Pragmatism – From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein, the new book by Cheryl Misak, has just been published by Oxford University Press.. Congratulations, Cheryl! Here is an excerpt from the book description: “Cheryl Misak offers a strikingly new view of the development of philosophy in the twentieth  › Home › News. I argue that this aspect of James's discussion undergirds his conception of pragmatism as a method of inquiry and theory of truth capable of improving the human condition. I conclude that the "promise" of Pragmatism is the basis for at least one worthy response to the question of what James's century-old text has to offer someone ://

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        Pragmatism is a philosophy that was founded by Charles Peirce in the later part of the 18 th century and really took off in the early part of the 20 th century. (Thayer, 11) The major classical pragmatist that made up the core tenets and writings of this philosophy are Charles S. Peirce, George Herbert Mead, John Dewey, and William James. (Emirbayer & Maynard, ) Pragmatism is an I'm 56% through, and literally NOTHING has happened, except Ophelia has been taken advantage of by being made a mute servant. WTF. This is a very bleak book, and not one I'm interested in finishing. There is SO MUCH filler and extremely little action. This book could be shortened to  › Young Adult › Science Fiction & Fantasy › Fantasy & Horror.


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