Pragmatism

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News | Posted 09/09/2013
New York Pragmatism Forum: Pragmatists, Old and New

Cheryl Misak: “Peirce and Ramsey on Truth and Norms”

Devin Fitzpatrick: “Pragmatism’s Ambiguity: Dewey’s Theory of Continuity”

News | Posted 06/08/2013
James, Dewey and the Transformation of Peirce's Pragmatism

The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy session at the 2014 American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division meeting.

William James first announced his commitment to...

News | Posted 30/07/2013
2014 Inland Northwest Pragmatist Network Meeting

The INPN is a workshop format in which completed papers or works-in-progress on topics in pragmatism and American philosophy are read and discussed. There is no particular theme for the meeting....

News | Posted 20/07/2013
European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy 5(1)

New special issue on “Pragmatism and Creativity”. Editors: Giovanni Maddalena and Fernando Zalamea.

News | Posted 19/07/2013
Pragmatism, Naturalism, and Moral Objectivity

The annual meeting of the the Atlantic Region Philosophers’ Association.

Final call for abstracts:

The 2013 Meeting of the Atlantic Region Philosophers’ Association (ARPA) will be...

News | Posted 08/07/2013
Language or Experience: Charting Pragmatism’s Course for the 21st Century

Call for papers for a special issue of the European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy (Volume 6, No. 2, 2014)

Guest editor: David Hildebrand (...

News | Posted 04/07/2013
Workshop: Idealism and Pragmatism: A History

The objective of this workshop is to look in detail at how the classical American pragmatists saw themselves in relation to idealism. It will also trace the continuing development of this...

Monograph | Posted 27/06/2013
Hookway, Christopher (2012). The Pragmatic Maxim: Essays on Peirce and Pragmatism

Christopher Hookway presents a series of essays on the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1913), the 'founder of pragmatism' and one of the most important and original American...

News | Posted 24/06/2013
Pragmatism and the Social Dimensions of Doubt: Fresh Perspectives

Call for papers for a special issue of the European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy.

Guest editor: Mathias Girel (Ecole normale supérieure, Paris)

Debunking...

News | Posted 13/05/2013
Pragmatism and Objectivity

The concept of objectivity is becoming increasingly central to discussions of philosophical and social-scientific pragmatism. This one-day workshop explores different dimensions of the concept of...

News | Posted 25/04/2013
Idealism & Pragmatism: Convergence or Contestation?

The aim of the project is to consider the relation between two great philosophical traditions: idealism and pragmatism. The network will focus on three main themes through a series of workshops...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/04/2013
Quote from "Additament to the Article A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God "

According to that logical doctrine which the present writer first formulated in 1873 and named Pragmatism, the true meaning of any product of the intellect lies in whatever...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/04/2013
Quote from "Pragmatism"

… pragmatism is, in itself, no doctrine of metaphysics, no attempt to determine any truth of things. It is merely a method of ascertaining the meanings of hard words and of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/04/2013
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 22/04/2013
Quote from "Letter draft to Mario Calderoni"

In the April number of the Monist [‘What Pragmatism Is’, 1905] I proposed that the word ‘pragmatism’ should hereafter be used somewhat loosely to signify affiliation with Schiller, James...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/04/2013
Quote from "(Prag) [R]"

… Pragmatism was not a theory which special circumstances had led its authors to entertain. It had been designed and constructed, to use the expression of Kant, architectonically. Just as a civil...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/04/2013
Quote from "(Prag) [R]"

… pragmatism does not undertake to say in what the meanings of all signs consist, but merely to lay down a method of determining the meanings of intellectual concepts, that is, of those upon which...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/04/2013
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on Pragmatism: Lecture I"

Pragmatism is the principle that every theoretical judgment expressible in a sentence in the indicative mood is a confused form of thought whose only meaning, if it has any...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/04/2013
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on Pragmatism: Lecture I"

What the pragmatist has his pragmatism for is to be able to say: here is a definition and it does not differ at all from your confusedly apprehended conception because there is no practical...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/04/2013
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on Pragmatism: Lecture II"

What the true definition of Pragmatism may be, I find it very hard to say; but in my nature it is a sort of instinctive attraction for living facts.

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