Pragmatism

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Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Hookway, Christopher (2002). "...a sort of composite photograph": Pragmatism, Ideas, and Schematism
Examines a selection of passages in which Charles Peirce uses the concept of a composite photograph in order to explain the nature of how general terms and concepts function. Role of the concept in...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Pape, Helmut (2002). Pragmatism and the Normativity of Assertion
Asserts that the idealistic sequentialism of C.S. Peirce is internally related to his view that the semantics of assertions and inferences has an irreducible normative and social side. Form taken by...
News | Posted 03/02/2017
Summer school: 'Pragmatisme et philosophie américaine aux 20ème et 21ème siècles'

Ecole thématique CNRS
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Pragmatisme et philosophie américaine aux 20ème et 21ème siècles

Centre Paul Langevin - Aussois
29 mai 3 juin 2017

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News | Posted 22/01/2017
EJPAP 8(2): Pragmatism and the Writing of History

The European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy vol.8, issue 2, has been published
Includes a symposium on "Pragmatism and the Writing of History", an article on Royce's influence...

News | Posted 16/01/2017
Pragmatism and the Analytic – Continental Split

Invited Speakers (in alphabetical order):

  • Dr. Michael Bacon (Royal Holloway)
  • Prof. Shannon Dea (University of Waterloo)
  • Prof. Christopher Hookway (University of...
News | Posted 05/01/2017
CFP: Eco and Pragmatism

EJPAP X, 1, 2018 – CALL FOR PAPERS

ECO AND PRAGMATISM
European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy, Volume 10, No 1, 2018
Guest Editor: Claudio Paolucci

EJPAP...

Article in Journal | Posted 22/12/2016
Bergman, Mats (2016). Melioristic inquiry and critical habits: Pragmatism and the ends of communication research
In communication theory, the distinctive contribution of pragmatism is often construed in terms of providing a comprehensive orientation to inquiry. In this article, I argue that this appropriation,...
Monograph | Posted 02/08/2016
Heney, Diana B. (2016). Toward a Pragmatist Metaethics

In our current social landscape, moral questions―about economic disparity, disadvantaging biases, and scarcity―are rightly receiving attention with a sense of urgency. This book argues that...

News | Posted 16/06/2016
Pragmatism, 4E cognitive science, and the sociality of human conduct

Call for participants

Pragmatism is receiving sustained attention in the cognitive science. Recent works have emphasized the proximities between embodied, enactive, extended, and embedded...

News | Posted 29/03/2016
Pragmatism Today: Perspectives on Cognition, Education and Society

"…we are doubtless far from realizing the potential capacity of education as a constructive agency of improving society", John Dewey wrote in Democracy and Education (1916).

Celebrating the...

Manuscript | Posted 26/03/2016
Peirce, Charles S. (1905). Valency. MS [R] 1041

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [1905], pp. 1-26, with 6 pp. of variants.
CSP sets out to discuss “the mode of composition of ideas,” developing an analogy between simple ideas...

Article in Journal | Posted 25/03/2016
Forster, Paul (2003). The Logic of Pragmatism: A Neglected Argument for Peirce's Pragmatic Maxim
Demonstrates the importance of Charles Peirce's early work in logic to his discovery of the pragmatic maxim. Background on Peirce's essay "How to Make Our Ideas Clear"; Insights...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/03/2016
Quote from "Syllabus: Syllabus of a course of Lectures at the Lowell Institute beginning 1903, Nov. 23. On Some Topics of Logic"

…one of the most solid principles of common sense is that when we begin any serious undertaking we ought to do so deliberately. Now this deliberation consists in making out as well as we can what...

Article in Journal | Posted 17/03/2016
Aikin, Scott F., Talisse, Robert B. (2016). Pragmatism and Pluralism Revisited
In 2005, we published a jointly authored article arguing that pragmatists must reject pluralism. As certain pragmatists describe themselves as pluralists, the essay received its share of criticism;...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/03/2016
Quote from "Letter to J. H. Kehler"

I will venture to guess that you will be surprised to learn […] how true it is that a habit can be acquired by imaginary practice. Out of such considerations, which turn, as if upon a pivot, about...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 02/03/2016
Quote from "Letters to Paul Carus"

Pragmatism or the doctrine of pragmatic clarification […] consists in a clear conception of that Habit of Conduct in which any given concept...

Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Talisse, Robert B., Aikin, Scott F. (2005). Why Pragmatists Cannot be Pluralists
Discusses the relations of pragmatism with pluralism. Forms of pluralism; Details of inquiry and meaning pragmatism; Incompatibility between pragmatism and pluralism.
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Misak, Cheryl (2005). Pragmatism and Pluralism
Discusses the relations of pragmatism with pluralism. Incompatibility between pragmatism and pluralism; Details of meaning and inquiry pragmatism; Information on the nature of inquiry.
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Rescher, Nicholas (2005). Pragmatism at the Crossroads
Provides information on the historical development of pragmatism. Views of philosopher Charles Peirce on classical pragmatism; Difference between the versions of epistemic pragmatism; Discussion on...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Eldridge, Michael (2005). Why a Pragmatist May Be a Pluralist
Deals with the relations of pragmatism with pluralism. Discussion of the opposition to strong pluralism; Views on the nature of inquiry; Compatibility between pragmatism and pluralism.

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