The Two Pragmatisms
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The Two Pragmatisms

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<P><b></b><b><i>The Two Pragmatisms - From Peirce to Rorty</i></b> maps the main movements within the pragmatist tradition. Two distinct forms of pragmatism are identified, that of Peirce and that of the "second" pragmatism stemming from James' interpretation of Peirce and seen in the work of Dewey and, above all, Rorty. Both the i...more
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Published January 30th 1997 by Routledge
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Massimiliano
This work somewhat disappointed me, due the fact that I expected it to be a work about pragmatism. Instead, it mostly focus on the main characters who developped this philosophy. This is no bad thing, but I somehow missed a real explanation and description of what pragmatism is and what it follows. The 'only' thing it does is explaining the main ideas from Peirce, James, Dewey and Rorty.

It has however an original view on pragmatism, i.e. it greatly describes how pragmatism consists of two differ...more
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