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Methodological pragmatism

Rescher, Nicholas.

Methodological pragmatism

a systems-theoretic approach to the theory of knowledge

by Rescher, Nicholas.

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pragmatism,
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Verification (Logic),
  • Skepticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementNicholas Rescher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB832 .R4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 315 p. :
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4597772M
    ISBN 100631170308
    LC Control Number77360475

    In this essay, we analyze the major philosophical underpinnings and methodological challenges associated with pragmatism, synthesize the works of scholars . This book explores the methodological connections between two quintessentially American traditions: liberation theology and pragmatism. It examines how pragmatism can lend philosophical clarity and depth to some of liberation theology’s core ideas and assumptions. In turn, it also shows how liberation theology offers pragmatism a more nuanced and sympathetic approach to religious faith.

    Pragmatism as a philosophical position, with its central view that language and knowledge do not copy reality but are means of coping with a changing world, has come to the fore in a postmodern age. Pragmatism as a philosophical movement began in the United States in the s. Charles Sanders Peirce (and his Pragmatic Maxim) is given credit for its development, [5] along with later twentieth century contributors, William James and John Dewey. [6] Its direction was determined by The Metaphysical Club members Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and Chauncey Wright, as well as John Dewey.

    North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Cited by:   Paradigms lost and pragmatism regained — methodological implications of combining qualitative and quantitative methods. Journal of Mixed Method Research, 1(1), pp , January Posted at in Data collection methods, Qualitative data analysis, Qualitative research good practice, Research designs, Research framework | Permalink.


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Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Blackwell; First Methodological pragmatism book edition () Language: English ISBN ISBN Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5, in Books (See Top in Books)Cited by:   Methodological pragmatism: a systems-theoretic approach to the theory of knowledge by Rescher, Nicholas.

Publication date Topics Knowledge, Theory of, Pragmatism, Skepticism, Verification (Logic) Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Popular Pragmatism Books Showing of Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking (Paperback) by.

William James (shelved 25 times as pragmatism) avg rating — 3, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. The best books on Pragmatism recommended by Robert Talisse. Pragmatism is a philosophical movement that has dominated philosophy in America from the early s to the present day, argues the philosopher and political theorist.

He chooses the best books on pragmatism. Interview by Nigel Warburton. Buy all books. Methodological Pragmatism (Rescher, ) Home: Current Interest: Page Title: Nicholas Rescher "This book proposes to view the pursuit of knowledge in methodological terms: as a specific instance of the generic idea of a procedure or process aimed at the development of a result or product.

The theory of knowledge will thus be approached. Book Review A review of: “METHODOLOGICAL PRAGMATISM”: A Systems-Theoretic Approach to the Theory of Knowledge, by Nicholas Rescher. New York University Press, New York,pp. Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only.

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Book. Search form. Download PDF. Sections. Show page numbers. Overview. This chapter provides an overview of pragmatism as a paradigm for research in the social sciences.

The first section introduces the core principles of pragmatism, along with the stance that experiences cannot be separated from the social contexts in which they occur. The. Abstract. The last ten years has witnessed a growth in work at the intersection of pragmatism and applied ethics. In environmental ethics, the field in which I carry out most of my own research, pragmatism has grown from a sometimes explicit but largely unstated background in the work of a few figures such as Anthony Weston () and Bryan Norton (, but especially ), to a critical Author: Andrew Light.

The issues in this book include the interaction of technology and ethics, the status of pragmatism, the concept of practice, and discourse ethics and deliberative democracy.

It has an interactive design, with original contributions alternating with critical comments. By reviewing past research methods used in tourism the paper singles out pragmatism as a methodology that could yield better research insights because of its potential to allow the mixing of methods.

A model based on pragmatism that could be used by researchers in tourism has also been developed, one which gives room for application of any theory or by: Pragmatic Principles - Methodological Pragmatism in the Principle-Based Approach to Bioethics.

Heike Schmidt-Felzmann - - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 28 (5 & 6) – Pragmatist Interpretations of Obama: On Two Ways of Being a s: Nicholas Rescher, University of Pittsburgh. This article examines several methodological issues associated with combining qualitative and quantitative methods by comparing the increasing interest in this topic with the earlier renewal of interest in qualitative research during the s.

The first section argues for the value of Kuhn’s concept of paradigm shifts as a tool for examining changes in research fields such as social science research by:   Pragmatism, it will be remembered, is a philosophy that rejects the existence of an objective standpoint from which to ascertain the truth or falsity of a statement or belief.

Reasoning is allied to experience rather than replacing it. It has also demonstrated that a paradigm stance is closely related to the methodological approach taken within a research study in terms of a number of axioms and reviewed these in terms of similarities and differences between paradigm positions.

This paper will also. This book is a stellar collection of many of the most brilliant and influential philosophers engaged with pragmatism and naturalism. The revival of pragmatism—after its emergence forty years ago—continues in new and nuanced ways as manifest in this gem of a text.

Cornel West, Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy, Harvard University. The ‘good enough’ principle is a useful paradigm for beginning to address the balance between rigor and pragmatism in guideline development, while also taking into account (a) the inherent level of uncertainty about the evidence base and impacts associated with methodological expectations in guideline development or (b) where evidence is certain, the risk threshold for tolerating compromise Cited by: 9.

The Methodological Assumptions: Methodology is “the strategy, plan of action, process or design lying behind the choice and use of particular methods and linking the choice and use of the methods to the desired outcomes.” Crotty, ( 3). It aims to describe.

The epistemology of conceptual pragmatism was first formulated in the book Mind and the World Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge. French pragmatism is attended with theorists such as Bruno Latour, Michel Crozier, Luc Boltanski, and Laurent Thévenot.

This book brings together, for the first time, philosophers of pragmatism and economists interested in methodological questions. The main theoretical thrust of Dewey is to unite inquiry with behavior and this book's contributions assess this insight in the light of developments in modern American philosophy, social and legal theories, and the theoretical orientation of : $.

This review of Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice, by Anthony Bryant (), aims to provide a perspective on the grounded theory method (GTM) from a pragmatic worldview.

The book offers case examples of dissertations build on GTM. Bryant speaks about research in general, describes the development and an overview of GTM concepts, and Cited by: 1.The book features three, thematic-parts: I) General Coordinates, Semantic Features and Logical Components of Scientific Prediction; II) Predictive Knowledge and Predictive Processes in Rescher’s Methodological Pragmatism; and III) From Reality to Values: Ontological Features, Axiological Elements, and Ethical Aspects of Scientific Prediction.Vol No.

3, Art. 2 – September Grounded Theory and Pragmatism: The Curious Case of Anselm Strauss. Antony Bryant. Abstract: Sir Arthur CONAN DOYLE's stories featuring Sherlock Holmes are justly famous the world The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes () one story entitled Silver Blaze contains an exchange between Holmes and a Scotland Yard detective as follows.