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Cheryl Misak
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
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    Cambridge Pragmatism: From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein.Cheryl J. Misak - 2016 - Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press UK.
    Cheryl Misak offers a strikingly new view of the development of philosophy in the twentieth century. Pragmatism, the home-grown philosophy of America, thinks of truth not as a static relation between a sentence and the believer-independent world, but rather, a belief that works. The founders of pragmatism, Peirce and James, developed this idea in more and less objective ways. The standard story of the reception of American pragmatism in England is that Russell and Moore savaged James's theory, and that pragmatism (...)
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  2. Truth and the end of inquiry: a Peircean account of truth.Cheryl J. Misak - 1991 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    C.S. Peirce, the founder of pragmatism, argued that truth is what we would agree upon, were inquiry to be pursued as far as it could fruitfully go. In this book, Misak argues for and elucidates the pragmatic account of truth, paying attention both to Peirce's texts and to the requirements of a suitable account of truth. An important argument of the book is that we must be sensitive to the difference between offering a definition of truth and engaging in a (...)
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  3. Making Disagreement Matter: Pragmatism and Deliberative Democracy.Cheryl J. Misak - 2004 - Journal of Speculative Philosophy 18 (1):9 - 22.
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    Verificationism: its history and prospects.Cheryl J. Misak - 1995 - New York: Routledge.
    Verificationism is the first comprehensive history of a concept that dominated philosophy and scientific methodology between the 1930s and 1960s,surveying the precursors,the main proponents and the rehabilitators. This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information . Visit our eBookstore at: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk.
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    Narrative evidence and evidence‐based medicine.Cheryl J. Misak - 2010 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 16 (2):392-397.
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    Medically Inappropriate or Futile Treatment: Deliberation and Justification.Cheryl J. Misak, Douglas B. White & Robert D. Truog - 2016 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 41 (1):90-114.
    This paper reframes the futility debate, moving away from the question “Who decides when to end what is considered to be a medically inappropriate or futile treatment?” and toward the question “How can society make policy that will best account for the multitude of values and conflicts involved in such decision-making?” It offers a pragmatist moral epistemology that provides us with a clear justification of why it is important to take best standards, norms, and physician judgment seriously and a clear (...)
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    Medically Inappropriate or Futile Treatment: Deliberation and Justification.Cheryl J. Misak, Douglas B. White & Robert D. Truog - 2015 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy:jhv035.
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  8. Pragmatism.Cheryl J. Misak - 2001 - Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 37 (3):416-427.
     
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    Pragmatism.Cheryl J. Misak - 1999 - Calgary : University of Calgary Press.
    This volume collects some of the very best recent work on pragmatism, the view that philosophical theories must be connected to practical consequences, from both self-styled pragmatists and from those whose positions merely have affinities with pragmatism. The essays, which cover both classical pragmatism and contemporary approaches, focus on epistemology and moral/political philosophy.
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    Scientific realism, anti-realism, and empiricism.Cheryl J. Misak - 2006 - In John R. Shook & Joseph Margolis (eds.), A Companion to Pragmatism. Oxford, UK: Blackwell. pp. 398–409.
    This chapter contains sections titled: Pragmatism's Reputed Place in the Empiricist Tradition Peirce's Naturalist Account of Truth Pragmatism and Minimalism Experience: Physical, Mathematical, Metaphysical, and Moral.
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