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Exploding a Myth: C.I. Lewis, Pragmatism, and the Given

(Original title: Exploding a Myth: C. I. Lewis, Pragmatism, and the Given)
Filozofia, 69 (2014), 4, 332-341.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: English

Clarence Irving Lewis is one of the mostly unjustly neglected philosophers of the last century. This paper shows in what sense he is the inheritor of Peirce’s view; and did not succumb to the myth of the given, but rather, put forward a view that was picked up, almost in whole, by his student Quine.


Lewis, Peirce, Pragmatism, Quine

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