Pragmatism Summary

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4,436 words, approx. 15 pages
Pragmatism Pragmatism, the Greek root word of which means "action," grew out of a turn-of-the-century reaction in American philosophy to Enlightenment conceptions of science, human natur... Read more
2,723 words, approx. 10 pages
Pragmatism "Pragmatic" seems to have been used for the first time in the modern Western philosophical tradition by Immanuel Kant (1724–1804); for him, there was some connection wi... Read more
1,693 words, approx. 6 pages
Pragmatism [addendum] Not unexpectedly, given that "pragmatism" is not a doctrine but a method (as Charles Sanders Peirce put it), the tradition of classical pragmatism is formidably div... Read more
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Pragmatism "Pragmatism" was the most influential philosophy in America in the first quarter of the twentieth century. Viewed against the widely diversified intellectual currents that hav... Read more