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Pragmatism D.L. Murray

Pragmatism

D.L. Murray

Published December 8th 2014
ISBN : 9781503391666
Paperback
46 pages
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[...]concerned at all with meaning, is it only juggling with empty forms of words? Lastly, if from all this there springs up a conviction of The Bankruptcy of Intellectualism, the question suggests itself whether the relation between abstractMore[...]concerned at all with meaning, is it only juggling with empty forms of words? Lastly, if from all this there springs up a conviction of The Bankruptcy of Intellectualism, the question suggests itself whether the relation between abstract thinking and concrete experience, between Thought and Life, has been rightly grasped. Is life worth living only for the sake of philosophic contemplation, or is thinking only worth doing to aid us in the struggle for life? Are theory and practice two separate kingdoms with rigid frontiers, strictly guarded, or does it appear that theories which cannot be applied have, in the end, neither worth, nor truth, nor even meaning? It is plain from this catalogue of inquiries that Pragmatism makes no abrupt breach in tradition. It is not the petroleuse of philosophy. It[...].