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Who Founded Pragmatism?

Fascinating and amusing discussion. Good to see the likes of Joseph Margolis and Richard Bernstein despite my substantive disagreement with them on the relativism front.     Charles Sanders PeirceJohn DeweyJoseph MargolispragmatismRichard BernsteinRichard RortyWilliam James

C. S. Peirce and F. A. Hayek on the Abstract Nature of Sensation and Cognition

Here is the intro to Jim Wibble’s fascinating paper, the full version available here. When exploring ideas on philosophy of science and economic methodology, one of the most unusual articles that one can encounter is Hayek’s well-known piece, “The Primacy of the Abstract”. In a note in the article, Hayek tells us that he had…