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Pragmatism as Post-PostmodernismLessons from John Dewey$
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Larry A. Hickman

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780823228416

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823228416.001.0001

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Productive Pragmatism: Habits as Artifacts in Peirce and Dewey

Productive Pragmatism: Habits as Artifacts in Peirce and Dewey

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(p.241) Fourteen Productive Pragmatism: Habits as Artifacts in Peirce and Dewey
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Pragmatism as Post-Postmodernism
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Larry A. Hickman

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823228416.003.0015

This chapter discusses criticisms and misconceptions on the pragmatist views of John Dewey and Charles Peirce. Classical pragmatists have always been incorrectly accused of making action an end to itself. Some of their well-known critics include Bertrand Russell, Max Horkheimer, Theodor Adorno and Lewis Mumford. This chapter clarifies that Dewey and Peirce characterize action as an important instrument of production and they both adjudicated action in terms of its products.

Keywords:   John Dewey, Charles Peirce, action, pragmatism, Bertrand Russell, Max Horkheimer, Theodor Adorno, Lewis Mumford, production

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