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pragmaticism

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

prag•mat•i•cism

(prægˈmæt əˌsɪz əm)

n.
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.
[1905]
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This suggests pragmaticism, the convergence of positions and their wise exchange.
If we take the narrow view, then waqf is only of technical, legalistic interest, only a "hollow pragmaticism," a formal, operational variance, for the most part, to the secular charitable trust, which itself is largely an ad hoc appendage to an over-arching neoliberal macroeconomic framework that has little or nothing to do with the ethos of autonomous, community-based philanthropy in which social welfare and communal solidarity are served rather than undermined by the (actually not-so-free) market.
The truth is he did a great deal to stabilise our national team, underpinning it with a much-needed rod of pragmaticism, following the airy-fairy fancifulness of the George Burley disaster.
If we take the narrow view, then waqf is only of technical, legalistic interest, only a "hollow pragmaticism," a formal, operational variance, for the most part, to the secular charitable trust, which itself is largely an ad hoc appendage to an over-arching neoliberal macroeconomic framework having little or nothing to do with the ethos of autonomous, community-based philanthropy in which social welfare and communal solidarity are served rather than undermined by the (actually not-so-free) market.
Based on Scotus' insights, Peirce developed a semiotics and logic to show how signs function and pragmaticism as a way of incorporating Scotus' insights into philosophy and science.
THE PEIRCE'S MODAL SHIFT: PRAGMATICISM AND REAL POSSIBILITY
Those interested in how to apply Peirce's thought widely or to begin an inquiry in the ethical norms underlying Pragmaticism will also be interested in this volume.
The principal philosophical basis of this presentation is pragmaticism as proposed by C.
If Poland chooses to ignore pragmaticism over romanticism, it would be at its own peril (2).
Pragmatism, Pragmaticism and Economic Methods", en Roger Backhouse (ed.