Introduction to Pragmatism and Common-Sense

European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy 9 (2) (2017)
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Abstract

The topic of common sense is central to pragmatism, both classical and contemporary. In different ways, Peirce, James and Dewey all wrote extensively on this idea, highlighting its theoretical complexity as well as its heuristic function in philosophical inquiry. In more recent times, to give only one noteworthy example, Nicholas Rescher published a book titled Common Sense (2005) in which he argues against those philosophical approaches that downplay the epistemological importance of common...

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Gabriele Gava
University of Turin
Roberto Gronda
Università degli Studi di Pisa

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