Journal of Speculative Philosophy 34 (1):97-112 (2020)

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Lawrence Marcelle
New York University
Brendan Hogan
New York University
Abstract
John Dewey and Ludwig Wittgenstein offer devastating critiques of the dominant model of human action that each inherited in their own time. Dewey, very early in his philosophical career, ostensibly put the stimulus–response mechanical understanding of action to rest with his “reflex-arc” concept article. Wittgenstein famously redescribed action as moves within language games that interconnect to constitute an interpretively open-ended form of life. In each case, these fundamental insights serve as heuristics, guiding our intellectual activity with regard to understanding our practices, and as reminders in approaching problems. Several scholars have interpreted Dewey and Wittgenstein as allies in a grand project of...
Keywords Ludwig Wittgenstein  John Dewey  Rational Choice Theory  Action  Philosophy of Social Science  Philosophy of Economics  Pragmatism  Therapy  Reconstruction  Behavioral Economics
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