Digital Companion to C. S. Peirce
1902 [c.] | Peirce's Personal Interleaved Copy of the 'Century Dictionary' [Commens] | CP 5.13 n. 1
Pragmatist, n., in philosophy, one who professes to practice pragmatism. Thus Schiller of Oxford, author of Riddles of the Sphinx, is a pragmatist, although he does not very thoroughly understand the nature of pragmatism.
nd | Miscellaneous Fragments [R] | MS [R] S104
A pragmatist, as I understand it, is one who systematically strives to “swallow” (in Carlyle’s sense) the formulas, the phrases in which doctrines are dressed, and to assimilate the true meanings beneath them.
‘Pragmatist’. Term in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/term/pragmatist, 09.06.2023.