practicalism


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practicalism

(ˈpræktɪkəlɪzəm)
n
1. practicality, concern for what is practical
2. another word for pragmatism
3. (Philosophy) another word for pragmatism
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He said, "Realism is recognising the public issues, problems in the system and social evils as they exist while Practicalism is making practical efforts for solving these problems and eliminating the social evils present in the society".
Practising to Know: Practicalism and Confucian Philosophy, STEPHEN HETHERINGTON and KARYN LAI
These biases have a fourfold origin: egoism that cannot get beyond oneself; the groupism that promotes its own interests in ruthless despite of the community's good; short-sighted practicalism that refuses to pay the cost of learning beyond the ad hoc matter at hand.