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The Practical TurnPragmatism in Britain in the Long Twentieth Century$
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Cheryl Misak and Huw Price

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780197266168

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197266168.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
Source:
The Practical Turn
Author(s):

Cheryl Misak

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197266168.003.0001

This chapter introduces the tradition of pragmatism as it first appeared in America in the mid-1800s, outlines its migration to Britain, and traces the reception of pragmatism in Britain and the influence of pragmatism on British philosophy. It also provides summaries of the contributions of the various authors in the volume and ties them together.

Keywords:   Pragmatism, Peirce, James, Wittgenstein, Ramsey

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