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1. another word for pragmatism
2. (Philosophy) another word for pragmatism


(prægˈmæt əˌsɪz əm)

the pragmatist philosophy of C. S. Peirce, chiefly a theory of meaning: so called by him to distinguish it from the pragmatism of William James.
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Their quiet summer in the transfer market looks beneficial at this stage and Pochettino's pragmatic philosophy could trump Klopp's Liverpool, whose defence may struggle to cope with the dynamic Alli, Erik Lamela and Christian Eriksen.
She also called the "War on Christmas" a "red and green herring," inasmuch as the expression "happy holidays" reflects not disrespect but a simple desire to be inclusive, which also provides the underpinnings of Hollywood's pragmatic philosophy.
In the first chapter, the author connects American liberalism with Deweyan pragmatism, or the version of pragmatic philosophy advanced by the classic American philosopher John Dewey.
The penultimate essay discusses the interrelations between politics and aesthetics in the pragmatic philosophy of William James (and other classic American pragmatists such as Dewey and Mead).
Their article 'Philosophical Farming' associates various positions in environmental philosophy with the worldview of farm operators whom they encountered during an experiment with empirically pragmatic philosophy (in which they left the classroom and went out into the world).
Boro needed a manager with experience at that level and with a more robust and pragmatic philosophy.
Graves brings Tillich's insight to a new depth by examining the meaning of being a (human) creature in light of recent developments in cognitive science, computer science, neuroscience, general systems theory, pragmatic philosophy, and Christian theology.
You can almost hear the groan as Shelby, a Harvard philosopher, does the heavy lifting to critique Black nationalist philosophies through the lens of pragmatic philosophy.
In pragmatic philosophy, the consequences of actions determine the moral goodness and evil of the causing actions.
Their pragmatic philosophy that any team, no matter how gifted, can be stopped from playing has again be proved shudderingly correct.
Relevance, utility, and timeliness are the hallmarks of the publication, reflecting as it does the pragmatic philosophy of its parent organization.