Core Issues: American pragmatism

Faculteit Wijsbegeerte
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode FI2141CI4
Vaknaam Core Issues: American pragmatism
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b

Uitgebreide vaknaam Core Issues : American pragmatism
  • Familiarity with the tradition of American pragmatism, with particular focus on the classic pragmatist texts of Peirce, James and Dewey
  • Develop analytical and critical skills
Omschrijving This course will examine the philosophical movement of American pragmatism, with focus on close reading of classic texts by Charles Sanders Peirce, William James and John Dewey. We will explore the question of what pragmatism is, and the distinctively pragmatist approach to basic topics in philosophy like truth, knowledge, freedom and action.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm groepsdiscussie, hoorcollege
(Lectures and group discussion)
Toetsvorm essay
(Final essay)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. L. Henderson
Docent(en) dr. L. Henderson
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
A list of readings will be available. The readings will be obtainable at the library.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Researchmaster Philosophy 1 semester II b verplicht