Keyword: Pragmatism

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-...

News | Posted 25/02/2015
Le pragmatisme dans les sciences sociales: traditions, usages, nouveaux défis

A summer school on pragmatism and the social sciences organised by Pragmata

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 20/02/2015
Rosenthal, Sandra: "Proofs of realism and experiential flow"

Peirce stresses that the pragmatist qua pragmatist must embrace realism as opposed to nominalism. He offers as well “proofs” of realism which are open to various criticisms. Within the framework...

News | Posted 09/02/2015
Pragmatistic Approaches to Negation, Contradiction and the Impossible

The first event of the Pragmatism in Nottingham Conference Series

  • Mark Jago (Nottingham): Pragmatism and the Impossible
  • Nils Kurbis (Birkbeck): No! Denial as a pragmatic...
News | Posted 07/01/2015
The Idea of Pragmatism: Workshop in honour of the work of Chris Hookway


  • Albert Atkin (Macquarie University) – “Intellectual Hope as Convenient Fiction”
  • Shannon Dea (University of Warerloo) – “Hookway and the Rule of Reason”
  • ...
News | Posted 25/12/2014
New Issue of the European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy published

Issue 2 of volume 6 is now available

Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Skagestad, Peter (1981). The Road of Inquiry: Charles Peirce's Pragmatic Realism
News | Posted 01/12/2014
Pragmatism and Embodied Cognitive Science

Keynote speaker:

  • Mark Johnson (University of Oregon)

Invited speakers:

  • Anthony Chemero (University of Cincinatti)
  • ...
Article in Edited Collection | Posted 27/11/2014
Hookway, Christopher (2013). 'The Principle of Peirce' and the Origins of Pragmatism. In: The Cambridge Companion to Pragmatism
Monograph | Posted 27/11/2014
Case, Kristen (2011). American Pragmatism and Poetic Practice: Crosscurrents from Emerson to Susan Howe
Dictionary Entry | Posted 25/11/2014
Quote from "C.S.P.'s Lowell Lectures of 1903 2nd Draught of 3rd Lecture"

There is a logical doctrine called Pragmatism. It is the doctrine that what any word or thought means consists in what it can contribute to an expectation...

Manuscript | Posted 25/11/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). C.S.P.'s Lowell Lectures of 1903 2nd Draught of 3rd Lecture. MS [R] 462

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., October 5, 1903, pp. 2-88 (pagination by even numbers only), incomplete.
Alpha part of existential graphs: permissible operations. The Beta part....

Article in Journal | Posted 17/11/2014
Brooks, Thom (2009). A Critique of Pragmatism and Deliberative Democracy
The article focuses on the book "A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy" by Robert B. Talisse and its views on democracy. It states that Talisse works to defend pragmatist views that...
Article in Journal | Posted 17/11/2014
Van Hollebeke, Mark H. (2009). Through "Thick" and "Thin" : Concerns about Talisse's Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy
The article focuses on "A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy" by Robert Talisse and its examination of pragmatic democracy using Charles Peirce's writings. It states that Talisse...
Article in Journal | Posted 17/11/2014
Talisse, Robert B. (2009). Precis of A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy
The article presents a summary of the book "A Pragmatist Philosophy of Democracy." It states the primary argument of the book uses a destructive argument against Deweyan democracy, which is...
Article in Journal | Posted 16/11/2014
White, Ryan (2013). Pragmatism after Humanism: Peirce, Rorty, and Realism
Article in Journal | Posted 11/11/2014
Espinoza, Alex (2014). Interpretación Pragmática de los Sistemas de Creencias en Hume y Peirce
In philosophical literature the issue of beliefs has been identified historically with David Hume and common sense. Beliefs are dynamic systems and its resignification is constant. Charles Sanders...