Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 15

The way of inquiry being blocked on Wikipedia, I saved the last version of Pragmatic Truth I worked on to several other wikis.  The current state of that article fork begins as follows:

Pragmatic Theory Of Truth

Pragmatic theory of truth refers to those accounts, definitions, and theories of the concept truth distinguishing the philosophies of pragmatism and pragmaticism.  The conception of truth in question varies along lines reflecting the influence of several thinkers, initially and notably, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John Dewey, but a number of common features can be identified.  The most characteristic features are (1) a reliance on the pragmatic maxim as a means of clarifying the meanings of difficult concepts, truth in particular, and (2) an emphasis on the fact that the product variously branded as belief, certainty, knowledge, or truth is the result of a process, namely, inquiry.

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