- the pragmatist philosophy of C. S. Peirce, chiefly a theory of meaning: so called by him to distinguish it from the pragmatism of William James.
Origin of pragmaticism
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Many components of Leibniz's system, of Descartes' rationalism, and Peirce's pragmaticism can be mentioned.The Civilization of Illiteracy
Word Origin and History for pragmaticism
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