Sentence Examples


  • Extensions of pragmatism in a variety of directions readily suggest themselves, and indeed only the doctrine of truth in the above sketch can be treated as strictly indispensable.
  • But the word "pragmatism" itself first occurs in print in 1898, in James's pamphlet on Theoretical Conceptions and Practical Results, and again in his Varieties of Religious Experience (1902, P. 444).
  • Despite the animosity boiling at the back of his brother's gaze, Kiki's pragmatism snapped to the forefront.
  • Here we see the germs of Mendelssohn's Pragmatism, to use the now current term.
  • If however the logical method of pragmatism is critically applied to all the sciences, many doctrines will be cut out which have little or no "pragmatic value."