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American Pragmatism

4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: One course in philosophy or consent of the instructor. Examines the arguments of classic and contemporary American pragmatists including Peirce, James, Dewey, Royce, Santayanna, Rorty, Addams, McKenna, and McDermott. Topics include the pragmatic method, fallibilism, pluralism, radical empiricism, and meliorism. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of community, experience, education, democracy, individualism, knowledge, and culture.

Course details

  • Course number: PHIL-246
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture

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