Tag: pragmatism

12 What are the key differences between pragmatism and conventionalism? 2013-02-06T21:55:09.643

11 What is a straight-forward method for distinguishing pragmatic from utilitarian action or thought? 2011-06-08T15:53:52.867

10 What are the main differences between Peirce, James, & Dewey? 2012-10-18T02:26:06.190

8 What are the most significant philosophical consequences of instrumentalism? 2011-06-08T08:28:11.813

8 What are the consequences of pragmatism for empirical research? 2012-10-19T00:24:21.423

8 Why do we need a reason for believing that inductive method is necessarily true? 2012-12-03T04:33:32.960

8 What are some real-life applications of metaphysics? 2016-03-11T23:53:58.807

8 Do Wittgenstein and Quine give the same criticisms of semantics? 2016-04-27T03:29:35.427

8 Has pragmatism really been motivated to move away from necessity? Has it succeeded? 2017-09-26T21:25:01.183

8 Meaning in use and naturalisation of intentionality 2018-12-13T00:55:30.347

7 Should modern empiricists embrace string theory? 2016-03-13T03:41:18.477

7 Does Brandom remain faithful to a Kantian autonomous intellect when he invokes Hegel? 2016-10-13T16:18:27.147

6 Is there still a place in modern philosophy for qualitative or non-mathematical philosophy? 2014-09-24T15:01:54.117

6 Is Peirce's pragmatic maxim self-evident? 2016-07-27T01:50:41.727

5 Responses to the bricklayer critique of Dewey's definition of Inquiry 2014-02-19T06:01:05.723

5 What makes a relation 'satisfactory' under William James's pragmatist account of truth? 2016-04-23T22:48:46.770

5 What is the relation between 'knowledge-that' and 'knowledge-how'? 2016-05-21T15:54:51.410

5 William James' definition of truth and rightheousness 2016-12-17T06:03:05.760

4 If religious experiences are reducible to neurological events, can a pragmatist argue against their value? 2013-07-20T03:55:13.073

4 For Dewey, why is a beaver dam NOT a tool? 2016-03-24T02:24:07.420

4 Would a pragmatist allow that meaning is representational of things in its use? 2016-10-28T15:45:19.730

4 Did any philosopher promote a “pure” pragmatic conception of truth? 2019-11-29T18:35:09.763

3 How should I understand "pragmatic"? 2012-07-09T15:05:33.943

3 Does pragmatism view death as optional? 2012-12-23T00:07:30.913

3 Is evidence for the "big bang" superior to evidence for "god"? 2015-09-16T00:33:23.467

3 What is an excellent, balanced book or review on contemporary philosophy (of science and in general)? 2015-09-29T17:07:00.910

3 Is there a conflict between upholding rational justification and seeing societal norms as its ultimate source? 2016-11-16T18:10:18.943

3 Why would philosophical agnosticism and pragmatic atheism be considered more rational than philosophical agnosticism and pragmatic theism? 2018-04-03T07:06:40.970

3 Is there any normative theory within pragmatic ethics? 2018-07-10T13:34:50.380

2 What is value of a philosphical argument/theory when a conclusion can never be reached? 2013-05-23T02:04:12.143

2 Which limit for relativism? 2014-11-27T11:05:36.900

2 What is Brandom's notion of implicitness? 2015-02-11T01:38:28.300

2 Are there any ethical/moral frameworks governing sexual behaviours? If so, what do they say? 2015-10-21T04:21:12.827

2 Why would Dewey opine that reading Shakespeare is not an instance of true learning? 2016-03-24T02:33:16.753

2 Is Brandom's account of history satisfactory to justify itself against doubts? 2016-10-02T00:44:58.857

2 How is the conflict between created by reason and external aspects of knowledge resolved? 2016-10-15T16:02:34.343

2 How do pragmatists avoid this modal argument against their view of truth? 2018-12-23T14:41:08.567

2 Social Response to Legal/Moral Duty Violation 2019-02-22T16:45:51.457

2 What is 'Pragmatic Encroachment'? 2019-03-24T11:24:13.640

2 Query the salient differences between the neo pragmatistism of Richard Rorty and Hillary Putnam (may they RIP) 2020-05-23T23:49:39.987

1 What exactly is Peirce trying to argue here? 2014-01-26T16:52:47.093

1 Quine's Naturalized Epistemology 2014-03-16T15:58:49.283

1 How do empiricism, pragmatism and nominalism fit into one another? 2014-07-02T18:48:09.283

1 What are the obscure elements in Deweys Pragmatism? 2015-04-02T10:21:12.990

1 Practicing Philosophy, and Relations Among Man 2015-04-06T18:47:31.133

1 What is the nature of pragmatism as a claim? Can pragmatism ever be understood as a claim in light of its own conditions? 2016-05-01T20:27:29.563

1 How is self-reference understood in the pragmatist tradition? 2016-06-06T16:42:05.157

1 Are anti-realists faced with a point where they have to take for granted the referential function of words to things that are not words? 2016-09-27T16:48:16.880

1 Is philosophy a waste of time? 2018-04-06T10:39:47.860

1 Which Philosopher would you recommend for learning about the implied philosophy of gifted education? 2019-07-15T05:01:51.063

1 How could I possibly apply rule-utilitarianism in real life? 2019-10-27T09:35:25.827

1 Is there a name for this theory of truth? 2021-01-31T08:51:01.973

0 Could philosophy still work as well or better as multiple isolated, clearly delineated deduction systems? 2014-10-15T01:21:04.030

0 How do pragmatists explain how words attach to things in reality? 2016-09-26T16:05:28.670

0 Why does Brandom drink the Chomsky kool-aid? 2016-10-15T21:06:59.540

0 Can you identify a philosophical argument involving Lifeboats? (Not 'Lifeboat Ethics') 2019-04-12T12:13:05.880

0 Varieties of Evidentialism (Prudential, Moral, Epistemic) 2020-07-03T09:14:19.697

0 Where does Moore admit that no one really knows the truth about those propositions that supposedly we all know? 2020-07-08T13:39:58.763

0 **What are "experiential consequences"? Doesn't every experience have consequences?** 2020-11-10T05:40:25.540

-1 How has Analytic Philosophy Survivied Quine's Criticism? 2020-02-22T21:20:21.970