New Pragmatists

New Pragmatists

by Cheryl Misak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199279977

ISBN-13: 9780199279975

Pub. Date: 05/10/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Pragmatism is the view that our philosophical concepts must be connected to our practices - philosophy must stay connected to first-order inquiry, to real examples, to real-life expertise. Contemporary philosophers explore this and develop the pragmatist project, showing that pragmatism is a strong current in philosophy today.

Overview

Pragmatism is the view that our philosophical concepts must be connected to our practices - philosophy must stay connected to first-order inquiry, to real examples, to real-life expertise. Contemporary philosophers explore this and develop the pragmatist project, showing that pragmatism is a strong current in philosophy today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199279975
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/10/2007
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. On Our Interest in Getting Things Right: Pragmatism without Narcissism, Jeffrey Stout
2. On Not Being a Pragmatist: Eight Reasons and a Cause, Ian Hacking
3. Relativism, Pragmatism, and the Practice of Science, Arthur Fine
4. Pragmatism and Deflationism, Cheryl Misak
5. Pragmatism, Quasi-Realism, and the Global Challenge, Huw Price and David Macarthur
6. Pragmatism and Ethical Particularism, David Bakhurst
7. Was Pragmatism the Successor to Idealism?, Terry Pinkard
8. Pragmatism and Objective Truth, Danielle Macbeth

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