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  • noun philosophy A postmodern form of pragmatism that focuses on language and proposes that truth is relative to social contexts and practices.


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  • His turn from analytic philosophy to his own brand of pragmatism was a seminal moment in modern cultural discourse, especially because his neopragmatism was rooted in the 'linguistic turn' of analytic philosophy.

    Scott McLemee: On Richard Rorty 2008

  • Pragmatism: Critical Concepts in Philosophy (four volumes covering: volume one: Pragmatism's first decade; volume two: metaphysics and epistemology; volume three: moral and political issues; volume four: neopragmatism and aesthetics).

    Pragmatism Hookway, Christopher 2008


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