Keyword: Pragmatism

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...

News | Posted 16/11/2015
Conference on Pragmatism and the Brain

University of North Carolina at Asheville Thursday June 2, Friday June 3, and Saturday June 4, 2016

  • workshops on Thursday & Friday
  • main program on Friday evening and...
News | Posted 14/11/2015
Science, Technology and Social Imagination and Pragmatism

Call for papers for special issue of Pragmatism Today
Date of appearance: June 2016

The pragmatist tradition has always been an important source and inspiration of Science...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 17/10/2015
Quote from "Pragmatism"

I understand pragmatism to be a method of ascertaining the meanings, not of all ideas, but only of what I call “intellectual concepts,” that is to say of those upon the...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 17/10/2015
Quote from "Pragmatism"

[Pragmatism] says nothing directly as to the truth of things: but is merely a method professing to disclose the meaning of any and every abstract concept or...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/10/2015
Quote from "Pragmatism"

…pragmatism teaches that the “meaning” of any belief as a mental representation resides in the character of the habit of conduct which it implies. If this be so, it is surely incorrect to say that...

Article in Journal | Posted 06/10/2015
Porrovecchio, Mark (2015). F.C.S. Schiller's Last Pragmatism Course
This is a transcription of F. C. S. Schiller's handwritten lecture notes for the pragmatism course he taught three times at the University of Southern California in the period 1933-35. His...
News | Posted 04/10/2015
Pragmatism in Transition: Contemporary Perspectives on C. I. Lewis

Pragmatism in Transition: Contemporary Perspectives on C. I. Lewis
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Once relatively neglected in the pantheon of American philosophy, C. I. Lewis’s work is...

News | Posted 25/09/2015

General call for papers, reviews, and translations related to pragmatism

News | Posted 11/08/2015
43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy

The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy cordially invites the submission of papers and proposals for its 43rd annual meeting, to be held in Portland, Oregon. The theme of the...

News | Posted 17/07/2015
Call for Papers: EJPAP Issue on 'Pragmatism and the Writing of History'

Guest Editors: Roberto Gronda and Tullio Viola

Since its birth, pragmatism has held a more intimate relation to the empirical study of the past than almost any other philosophical school....

News | Posted 07/07/2015
European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy 7.1 available

Symposia. The Pragmatist Method: New Challenge for the Social and Human Sciences

News | Posted 09/05/2015
Patterns of Connection: Gregory Bateson, American Pragmatism and European Philosophy

Working from Bateson's interest in "patterns which connect," the pre-conference theme interrogates Bateson's relevance to contemporary philosophy of communication. These connections could include...

News | Posted 29/04/2015
16th International Meeting on Pragmatism

The Center for Pragmatism Studies (CPS) of PUC-SP, is now calling for submissions of abstracts for the 16th International Meeting on Pragmatism, to be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/04/2015
Quote from "Prag [R]"

[Pragmatism] is no doctrine of the truth of things; it is only a method of finding out the meanings of hard words and hard concepts (for concepts are mental signs;) and this method is, in essence...

Working Paper | Posted 11/03/2015
Legg, Catherine (2015). The Purpose of the Essential Indexical

This paper takes indexicality as a case-study for critical examination of the distinction between semantics and pragmatics as currently conceived in mainstream philosophy of language. Both a ‘pre-...