Pragmatism Sentence Examples
Extensions of pragmatism in a variety of directions readily suggest themselves, and indeed only the doctrine of truth in the above sketch can be treated as strictly indispensable.
Despite the animosity boiling at the back of his brother's gaze, Kiki's pragmatism snapped to the forefront.
These, however, may be conveniently classified under four main heads - psychological, logical, ethical and religious - and the history of the subject shows that all these have contributed to the development of pragmatism.
This accordingly becomes the central problem of pragmatism.
All these logical and philosophic developments were popularly expounded by James in his Pragmatism (1907), followed by A Pluralistic Universe (1908) and The Meaning of Truth (1909).Advertisement
This has taken the direction on the one hand of a revival of realism (see Metaphysics), on the other of a new form of subjective idealism (see Pragmatism).
While I was dumbfounded, inherent pragmatism caused me to further prompt.
Why do we not see the regulatory pragmatism applied to alcohol, applied to all drugs?
You have to struggle to bring justice into being and that requires pragmatism.
We live in a pluralistic age, and it demands a new pragmatism.Advertisement
It said the SEC had shown pragmatism in the rules it had adopted and showed it could listen to criticism.
He argues that postmodernism is the ally of U.S. philosophical pragmatism.
Ramblers ' demands for access can sometimes seem to get bogged down in legal detail or in political pragmatism.
Mixing American pragmatism with Buddhist philosophy, the goal of Soka education is the lifelong happiness of the learner.
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The contemporary esthetic of industrial buildings is generated out of pure pragmatism.
As a matter of implementation pragmatism, this should be left out of the first prototype, and made a goal for later.
Psychologically, pragmatism starts from the efficacy and allpervasiveness of mental activity, and points out that interest, attention, selection, purpose, bias, desire, emotion, satisfaction, &c., colour and control all our cognitive processes.
Pragmatism has very distinctly a connexion with religion, because it explains, and to some extent justifies, the faithattitude or will to believe, and those who study the psychology of religion cannot but be impressed with the pragmatic nature of this attitude.
It happened at a time when the Conservative Party needed careerist pragmatism to be supplanted by something else.Advertisement
While Bearbricks might be old news, Medicom has added a dose of pragmatism to this toy and made their once popular bear shaped plastic toys into an iPod doc.
Each of these signs has a pragmatism and healthy dose of common sense that Scorpio finds attractive and reassuring.
Virgo is an earth sign and the earth element tends to favor pragmatism and comfort over wild thrills and theoretical leaps.
Here we see the germs of Mendelssohn's Pragmatism, to use the now current term.
There need be no contradiction between idealism and a reasonable pragmatism.Advertisement
Passing by these contentions as unmeaning or irrelevant and seeing nothing but irreconcilable contradiction between the conceptions of the world as immutable law and a self-determining subject pragmatism (q.v.) seeks other means of vindicating the reality of freedom.
The solution here suggested is probably more likely to meet with opposition from the side of Idealism than of Pragmatism.
After the return from the Exile it was impossible to write the history of Israel's fortunes otherwise than in a spirit of religious pragmatism.
Idealism; Pragmatism; Relativity Of Knowledge, while separate discussions of ancient and medieval philosophers will be found in biographical articles and articles on the chief philosophical schools, e.g.
The unity oaf the sun can only be explained either idealistically 1 For Dr Schiller's views, see further Pragmatism.
The ethical affinities of pragmatism spring from the perception that all knowing is referred to a purpose.
If however the logical method of pragmatism is critically applied to all the sciences, many doctrines will be cut out which have little or no "pragmatic value."
But the word "pragmatism" itself first occurs in print in 1898, in James's pamphlet on Theoretical Conceptions and Practical Results, and again in his Varieties of Religious Experience (1902, P. 444).
Bawden's The Principles of Pragmatism (1910) is a popular sketch.
Pratt, What is Pragmatism?
Such aspects as concern ethics include, for example, the limited indeterminism involved in the theory, the attitude of the religious consciousness expressed by William James (Will to Believe and Pragmatism), and the pragmatic conception of the good.
Is our nation so poor or so weak that we must resort to the ultimate in pragmatism and befriend nations in the name of commerce or prosperity or military security while turning a blind eye to the suffering of their people?
One direct result of this pragmatism was unexpected.
Thus there seemed to be room for a new history, which should confine itself to matters still interesting to the theocracy of Zion, keeping Jerusalem and the Temple in the foreground, and developing the divine pragmatism, of the history, not so much with reference to the prophetic word'.
It emphasizes still more than pragmatism the personal aspect of all knowing and its contribution to the "making of reality" which necessarily accompanies the making of truth.
In its logical aspect pragmatism originates in a criticism of fundamental conceptions like "truth," "error," "fact" 2 The New English Dictionary quotes for nine distinct senses of the word, of which the philosophic is the eighth.
Various anticipations of pragmatism in the history of philosophy are noted in Schiller's Plato or Protagoras ?
Lastly it may be pointed out that, as asserting the efficacy of thought and the reality of choice, pragmatism involves a real, though determinable, indetermination in the course of events.
To the unity of religious pragmatism in the main stock of the book of Judges corresponds a unity of chronological scheme.
In this direction pragmatism may ultimately lead to a number of metaphysics, each of which will represent a personal guess at a final synthesis of experience, while remaining essentially undogmatic and improvable.