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INTRODUCTION TO PRAGMATISM
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectPhilosophy
Number & Suffix: 108
Full UC Title: INTRODUCTION TO PRAGMATISM 
Transcript Title: PRAGMATISM 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Pragmatism is a philosophical movement that began in the United States in the 1860s, and has had a huge influence on international philosophical debate up until the beginning of the twentieth century. Pragmatism discusses epistemological and moral-philosophical issues from the perspective of an actor who is denied absolute certainty, and therefore faces the constant fallibility of his convictions. In this way, pragmatism grants an interesting perspective to basic philosophical concepts, such as experience, knowledge and subjectivity. This seminar assists students in developing the basic positions of pragmatism and opening up this tradition in all its historical depth and breadth. The contributions of Peirce, James, Dewey, Rorty, and modern contemporary authors are all covered. The readiness to read the required philosophical texts in their English original is a prerequisite for the seminar. 
Language of Instruction: German
 
Partner Title: EINFÜHRUNG IN DEN PRAGMATISMUS 
Partner University Department: Philosophie 
Partner University Course Number: 16052