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The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America - Part 5, Chapter 13 Pragmatisms, Section 8 Summary & Analysis

Louis Menand
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Part 5, Chapter 13 Pragmatisms, Section 8 Summary

The author gives the reader a breakdown of the differences between the pragmatism of Peirce and the pragmatism of Dewey and James. They all started at the same place, but Dewey and James' pragmatism was widely accepted by scholars and laypeople.

The author explains exactly what pragmatism is and the problems associated with it.

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