PHIL 3141 American Pragmatism, Past and Present
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 12.41.
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3 hours; 3 credits
The historical sources and origins of pragmatism in American philosophy. Pragmatism and logical positivism; pragmatism and analytic philosophy; pragmatism and naturalism; neo-pragmatism. The influence of American pragmatism on other philosophical traditions. Such philosophers as Peirce, James, Dewey, Mead, Davidson, Putnam, and Rorty.
Prerequisite: one course in Philosophy or Core Curriculum 1210 [2.1].