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The pragmatic vision : themes in philosophical pragmatism

Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2013.
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This book examines how pragmatism's central idea can be applied and implemented across the entire range of philosophical deliberations, ranging from theory of knowledge and the value theory to the explanation of human action and even to matters of ethics and religion.
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Rescher, Nicholas.
Pragmatic vision
(DLC) 2013034337
(OCoLC)855957402
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Rescher
ISBN: 9781442227064 1442227060 1306188946 9781306188944
OCLC Number: 865508375
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: CONTENTSPreface1. The Pragmatic Vision2. Theoretical Utility 3. Knowledge in Pragmatic Perspective4. Leaping in the Dark5. Supposition as a Pragmatism Device6. Induction as a Pragmatic Resource7. Facts and Values in Pragmatic Perspective8. Excellence as a Pragmatic Conception9. On Explaining and Evaluating Human Actions10. Condemnation vs. Blame in Pragmatic Perspective11. On the Pragmatic Role of Positive Interpersonal Attitudes12. The Pragmatics of Betterment13. Can Pragmatism Validate Itself?14. Pragmatism and ReligionName Index
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