Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Pragmatism - 81 edition

Pragmatism (ISBN10: 0915145057; ISBN13: 9780915145058)
ISBN13: 978-0915145058
ISBN10: 0915145057

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0915145041
ISBN10: 0915145049

Summary: The word "pragmatism" is used everywhere today, from business to sports to politics. Although the word hadn't yet entered everyday language when William James published Pragmatism in 1907, the philosopher believed its doctrine had virtually become common sense in twentieth-century America. For James, pragmatism was a specific philosophical alternative to essentialism and foundationalism and argued that ideas are meaningful only insofar as they have practica
l consequences in concrete human experience; however today pragmatism has come to denote merely a general willingness to compromise principles, even to the point of selfishness or irresponsibility. Written in an engaging and accessible style, Pragmatism is a valuable corrective to modern uses of the word, since the voice that speaks in its pages embodies precisely the opposite values from the pejorative senses the word has acquired.
...show more
Summary: The word "pragmatism" is used everywhere today, from business to sports to politics. Although the word hadn't yet entered everyday language when William James published Pragmatism in 1907, the philosopher believed its doctrine had virtually become common sense in twentieth-century America. For James, pragmatism was a specific philosophical alternative to essentialism and foundationalism and argued that ideas are meaningful only insofar as they have practical consequences in concrete human experience; however today pragmatism has come to denote merely a general willingness to compromise principles, even to the point of selfishness or irresponsibility. Written in an engaging and accessible style, Pragmatism is a valuable corrective to modern uses of the word, since the voice that speaks in its pages embodies precisely the opposite values from the pejorative senses the word has acquired. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 81
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co.
Published: 12/01/1980
International: No



List Price: $7.00
Used $3.97
Used
Save $3.03 (43%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 1 hours and 24 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

46 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Pragmatism
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (46)  |  New (10)  |  Very Good (4)  |  Good (23)  |  Acceptable (9)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$3.97
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$7.28
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages: 134.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages: 134.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages: 134.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages: 134.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages: 134.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Underlining/Highlighting: SOME ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages: 134.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Fair [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Underlining/Highlighting: SOME ] [ Writing: SOME ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages: ...show more134. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Underlining/Highlighting: SOME ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages: 134.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Fair [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Underlining/Highlighting: SOME ] [ Torn pages: YES ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages ...show more: 134. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
Reprint Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: Reprint ] Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company Pub Date: 6/1/1980 Binding: Paperback Pages: 134.
Page:   1     2     3     4     5     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close