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Hilary Putnam

Pragmatism and Realism, 1st Edition

Edited by James Conant, Ursula M. Zeglen


256 pages

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One of the most influential contemporary philosophers, Hilary Putnam's involvement in philosophy spans philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ontology and epistemology and logic.

This specially commissioned collection discusses his contribution to the realist and pragmatist debate. Hilary Putnam comments on the issues raised in each article, making it invaluable for any scholar of his work.

Table of Contents

Taking Pragmatism Seriously R.A. Putnam, Wellesley College, USA

Realism with a Metaphysical Skull John Haldane, University of St Andrews

Putnam and Pragmatist Theory of Truth Nicholar Rescher, University of Pittsburgh

Pragmatism and Legal Reasoning Richard Warner, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Truth and Trans-Theoretical Terms Gary Ebbs, University of Illinois at Urgana-Champaign

Pragmatics and Pragmatisms Robert Brandom, University of Pittsburgh

What Laws of Logic Say Charles Travis, Northwestern Univrsity in Evanston, Illinois

Causal Theory of Perception and Direct Realism Tadeusz Szubka, Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

Comments on papers Hilary Putnam, Harvard University

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Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

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