Pragmatic Inquiry and Social Conflict: A Critical Reconstruction of Dewey's Model of Democracy

Praxis International 9 (4):365-380 (1990)

Marion Smiley
Brandeis University
This article reconstructs John Dewey's philosophy of the public by replacing its emphasis on scientific truth with an interpretive model of inquiry; it then shows how we can use this interpretive model of inquiry both to prevent collective harms and to expand the boundaries of our moral community
Keywords Dewey  pragmatism  democracy  consequences
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