Dewey v. Russell on Truth

Ett paper från 2006. John Dewey, just like William James, his predecessor as the main figure of American Pragmatism, received critique from across the Atlantic by the eminent Bertrand Russell. The present paper will concern Dewey’s reply to Russell as it is put forward in his article ‘Propositions, Warranted Assertibility, and Truth’ (1). Dewey and Russell represent different schools of thought, and their disagreements are likely to involve the fundamental points where American pragmatism break with the tradition of European analytic philosophy. This paper thus focus on the fundamental issues where Russell and Dewey disagree; it will clarify the different … Fortsätt läsa Dewey v. Russell on Truth