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Author Stewart, Arthur Franklin.

Title Elements of knowledge : pragmatism, logic, and inquiry / Arthur Franklin Stewart
Edition Revised and expanded edition
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, ©1997
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 145 pages) : illustrations
Series Lamar philosophical studies ; no. 3
The Vanderbilt Library of American philosophy
Lamar philosophical studies ; no. 3
Vanderbilt library of American philosophy.
Contents What is pragmatism, and what is its value? -- Common sense and learning -- Rationality and argument -- Logic and creativity -- Deduction and induction -- Pragmatism and choice
Summary Elements of Knowledge is an introductory text designed to bring a working understanding and appreciation of the fundamental tenets and methods of the American school of philosophy known as pragmatism, as articulated by its founder C.S. Peirce, to undergraduates and general readers. It presents and explains the basic pragmatic tools that are the common thread in our acquisition and development of knowledge, whether in an academic, vocational, or professional setting, or in life at large
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-140) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Knowledge, Theory of.
Knowledge, Theory of.
PHILOSOPHY -- General.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826501656