Rethinking Pragmatism: From William James to Contemporary Philosophy

Rethinking Pragmatism: From William James to Contemporary Philosophy

Robert Schwartz


Rethinking Pragmatism explores the paintings of the yankee Pragmatists, fairly James and Dewey, hard entrenched perspectives in their positions on fact, which means, instrumentalism, realism, pluralism and spiritual ideals.  It clarifies pragmatic principles and arguments spelling out the numerous implications they've got for present-day philosophical controversies.

 

  • Explores the paintings of the yankee Pragmatists, specifically James and Dewey, at the problems with fact, reference, that means, instrumentalism, essences, realism, pluralism and spiritual beliefs.
  • The simply on hand ebook to supply an in depth observation on James's e-book, Pragmatism, whereas exploring the consequences of the yankee Pragmatists' principles and arguments for modern philosophical issues
  • Challenges regular readings of the yank Pragmatists' positions in a manner that illuminates and questions the assumptions underlying present discussions of those topics.
  • Coherently prepared by means of structuring the e-book round the issues mentioned in every one bankruptcy of James's unique work.
  • Provides a brand new research and realizing of the pragmatic concept of fact and semantics.

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