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Pragmatist metaphysics : an essay on the ethical grounds of ontology

Author: Sami Pihlström
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009.
Series: Continuum studies in American philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pragmatist Metaphysics proposes a pragmatist re-articulation of the nature, aims and methods of metaphysics. Rather than regarding metaphysics as a ''first philosophy'', an inquiry into the world independent of human perspectives, the pragmatist views metaphysics as an inquiry into categorizations of reality laden with human practices. Insofar as our categorizations of reality are practice-laden, they are also,  Read more...
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Pihlström, Sami.
Pragmatist metaphysics.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2009
(DLC) 2008038907
(OCoLC)248537582
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sami Pihlström
ISBN: 9781441108197 144110819X
OCLC Number: 676698676
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 216 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Realism, truthmaking, and a pragmatist view on truth and reality --
The transcendental method in pragmatist metaphysics --
Seeking a via media : metaphysical conflicts pragmatically reconsidered --
The ethical grounds of metaphysics --
Modal and moral realisms --
Pragmatism and religious metaphysics.
Series Title: Continuum studies in American philosophy.
Responsibility: Sami Pihlström.
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Offers novel reading of the relations between two central philosophical disciplines - metaphysics and ethics. This book proposes a pragmatist re-articulation of the nature, aims and methods of  Read more...

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