Pragmatism

PHIL 678S

A study of the philosophical school of American Pragmatism. Involves close reading, discussion, and analysis of the major pragmatist philosophers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including Peirce, James, and Dewey, as well as more recent pragmatists, such as Rorty. Topics include pragmatic analyses of belief, action, will, and experience and their applications to human inquiry, scientific method, ethics, and political philosophy. Instructor: Hoover
Curriculum Codes
  • CZ
Typically Offered
Occasionally