“Pragmatism and Confucian Empiricism"

In Confucianism and Deweyan Pragmatism. pp. 40-48 (2021)

Authors
Barry Allen
McMaster University
Abstract
Dewey was a pragmatist, and pragmatism is an empiricism. I think Dewey would insist that his empirical orientation in the theory of knowledge is not independent of his democratic orientation in social philosophy. My contribution to the discussions of this volume pursues three questions. One is how Dewey saw the connection between empiricism and democracy. Another is whether there is a comparable empiricism in Chinese tradition. A third is whether ideas of knowledge and ideas of government are really as close as Dewey, American Pragmatism, and indeed Western philosophy as a tradition tend to assume they are.
Keywords pragmatism  Chinese philosophy  Confucianism
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book Find it on Amazon.com
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 63,437
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Li Zehou and Pragmatism.Catherine Lynch - 2016 - Philosophy East and West 66 (3):704-719.
Engineering Philosophy of Science: American Pragmatism and Logical Empiricism in the 1930s.Alan W. Richardson - 2002 - Proceedings of the Philosophy of Science Association 2002 (3):S36-S47.
Perception, Empiricism, and Pragmatist Realism.Serge Grigoriev - 2011 - Contemporary Pragmatism 8 (1):191-210.
Confucianism and American Pragmatism.Mathew A. Foust - 2015 - Philosophy Compass 10 (6):369-378.
Pragmatism and Theism: A Question of Ethics.Joseph S. Pettit - 1998 - Dissertation, The University of Chicago
Dewey and the Art of Experience.Barry Allen - 2016 - Pragmatism Today 7 (1):93-99.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2021-06-19

Total views
0

Recent downloads (6 months)
0

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

My notes