Pragmatism

Keyword: Pragmatism


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
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.
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Talisse, Robert B., Aikin, Scott F. (2005). Still Searching for a Pragmatist Pluralism
Responds to articles on the relations between pragmatism and pluralism. Details of inquiry and meaning pragmatism; Incompatibility of pragmatism with pluralism; Arguments against modus vivendi...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Meyers, Robert G. (2005). Peirce's "Cheerful Hope" and the Varieties of Realism
Explores the theory on nominalism and realism of philosopher Charles S. Peirce. Views of Peirce on the philosophical concepts; Stages that led to the development of the philosopher's pragmatism...
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
Anderson, Douglas R. (2005). Who's Pragmatist: Royce and Peirce at the Turn of the Century
The article examines the pragmatic views of philosopher Josiah Royce and physicist Charles Peirce. Peirce views that pragmaticism is not a system of philosophy but a method of thinking. In the book...
Article in Journal | Posted 18/01/2016
Colapietro, Vincent M. (1998). Entangling Alliances and Critical Traditions: Reclaiming the Possibilities of Critique
News | Posted 30/12/2015
New collection: Action, Belief and Inquiry - Pragmatist Perspectives on Science, Society and Religion

Published in the Nordic Studies in Pragmatism series. Open access, 319 + iv pp.

This volume collects together contributions from Nordic philosophers and scientists, illuminating...

Edited Collection | Posted 29/12/2015
Zackariasson, Ulf (2015). Action, Belief and Inquiry - Pragmatist Perspectives on Science, Society and Religion
This volume collects together contributions from Nordic philosophers and scientists, illuminating the relevance of pragmatist notions and arguments in debates in philosophy of science, epistemology,...
News | Posted 21/12/2015
Pragmatism and Psychologism

European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy, Volume 9, No. 1, 2017
Guest Editors: Rosa Maria Calcaterra and Roberta Dreon

According to the paradigmatic formula...

News | Posted 09/12/2015
Wittgenstein and Pragmatism

A symposium arranged by HCAS, Nordic Wittgenstein Society (NWS) and Nordic Pragmatism Network (NPN).

It is well known that Ludwig Wittgenstein is sparse with references to other...

Article in Journal | Posted 09/12/2015
Emundts, Dina (2015). Hegel as a Pragmatist
In this paper, I want to focus on the question whether Hegel's philosophy shares its main characteristics with pragmatism. I will answer this question affirmatively. In the first part, I sketch...
Article in Journal | Posted 09/12/2015
Dea, Shannon (2015). A House at War Against Itself: Absolute Versus Pluralistic Idealism in Spinoza, Peirce, James and Royce
In this paper, I elaborate affinities between Peirce, Spinoza and Royce, in order to illuminate the division between Peirce's and James's expressions of idealism. James contrasted Spinoza...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/11/2015
Quote from "Essays Toward the Interpretation of our Thoughts. My Pragmatism"

…so far as my pragmatism is a doctrine, it is the doctrine that the significance of any intellectual thought consists in the particular manner in which it tends, and will...

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