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.
Many components of Leibniz’s system, of Descartes’ rationalism, and Peirce’s pragmaticism can be mentioned.
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1865, “officiousness,” from pragmatic + -ism. From 1905 as a term in philosophy by American philosopher C.S. Peirce (1839-1914).
character or conduct that emphasizes practicality. a philosophical movement or system having various forms, but generally stressing practical consequences as constituting the essential criterion in determining meaning, truth, or value. Contemporary Examples In short, these “solutions” represent neither principles nor pragmatism, and instead reflect dangerous phantasms and fanaticism. Israel and Palestine Vs. ‘Blood and Magic’ […]
a person who is oriented toward the success or failure of a particular line of action, thought, etc.; a practical person. an advocate or adherent of philosophical . of, relating to, or characteristic of . Contemporary Examples A pragmatist and a moderate, she serves as a role model for other Blue Dog women running for […]
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Zoology. any organism that exists by upon other organisms. a predatory person. noun any carnivorous animal a predatory person or thing n. 1862, from Latin praedator “plunderer,” from praedari “to rob” (see predation). Originally Predatores (Swainson, 1840) used of insects that ate other insects. predator (prěd’ə-tər) An animal that lives by capturing and eating other […]
Zoology. any organism that exists by upon other organisms. a predatory person. Contemporary Examples He believes that consuming the spirit on a regular basis gives him the strength of a tiger and the senses of a predator. China Is Brewing Wine From Tiger Bones Brendon Hong July 21, 2014 Shiite militiamen allied with Iran were […]