Origin of instrumentalism
Examples from the Web for instrumentalism
Historical Examples of instrumentalism
For instrumentalism, however, the alleged dilemma simply does not exist.
On the contrary, instrumentalism is the only theory to which deduction is not a mystery.
In the logic of Instrumentalism, truth has been identified with usefulness and the good with the satisfactory.Creative Intelligence
John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
But it differs widely from the instrumentalism of the Neo-Hegelian school both in its form and derivation.
Dewey's instrumentalism rests upon a very special psychological interpretation, which puts action first and thought second.