Words nearby pragmatist
OTHER WORDS FROM pragmatistan·ti·prag·ma·tist, noun, adjective
Examples from the Web for pragmatist
A pragmatist and a moderate, she serves as a role model for other Blue Dog women running for election in Red states.Never Bet Against Senator Heidi Heitkamp, North Dakota’s Rising Star|Sandra McElwaine|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He's a conservative, but not a purist; he's a conviction politician—and a pragmatist too.A Thinner Chris Christie Still Faces Big Political Challenges|Robert Shrum|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Obama took to it in his own way, as a pragmatist, a centrist, a man who believes in compromise.Bernard-Henri Lévy on Barack Obama’s Three Revolutions|Bernard-Henri Lévy|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Bowles is a committed centrist, a fiscal conservative, and a pragmatist.
I wish we would stop seeing him as either the prophet who will deliver us or the pragmatist who will deny us.
Thus the pragmatist's reliance on facts does not carry him beyond the psychic sphere; his facts are only his personal experiences.Winds Of Doctrine|George Santayana
They simply assume that no pragmatist CAN admit a genuinely theoretic interest.The Meaning of Truth|William James
Had his question been about truth, only a pragmatist could have told him the particular go of it.Pragmatism|William James
This is the pragmatist's view of the nature of all assertions and opinions.The Sources Of Religious Insight|Josiah Royce
The pragmatist theory that “truth” is a belief which works well sometimes conflicts with common-sense and not with logic.