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Elements of knowledge : pragmatism, logic, and inquiry

Author: Arthur Franklin Stewart
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, ©1997.
Series: Vanderbilt library of American philosophy.; Lamar philosophical studies, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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This is an introduction to the basic, experimental, trial-and-error process by which we acquire and validate facts and beliefs and through which we gain understanding and truth.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Franklin Stewart
ISBN: 0826513034 9780826513038
OCLC Number: 37107025
Description: xvi, 145 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: What is pragmatism, and what is its value? --
Common sense and learning --
Rationality and argument --
Logic and creativity --
Deduction and induction --
Pragmatism and choice.
Series Title: Vanderbilt library of American philosophy.; Lamar philosophical studies, no. 3.
Responsibility: Arthur Franklin Stewart.
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Arthur Stewart has written a truly innovative approach to critical thinking that takes Peirce's "pragmaticist" view of logic as its starting point and engages issues in the living world of reasoning. Read more...

 
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