Keyword: Pragmatism

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-...

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...