Truth, pragmatic theory of

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-N061-1
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References and further reading

  • James, W. (1907) Pragmatism, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975.

    (A superbly produced critical edition of the author’s most famous work, in which he attempts to provide a survey of his philosophical views.)

  • James, W. (1909) The Meaning of Truth, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975.

    (A collection of essays on truth, mainly written in the last few years before the author’s death, in an excellent critical edition.)

  • Kirkham, R.L. (1992) Theories of Truth: A Critical Introduction, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

    (An introduction to theories of truth. Sects 3.2–3.4 expand on the issues in this entry.)

  • Peirce, C.S. (1931–58) Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 8 vols, C. Hartshorne and P. Weiss (eds) vols 1–6, A.W. Burks (ed.) vols 7–8.

    (The author’s views on truth are scattered throughout his works, so the reader will have to look under ‘truth’ in the index of this collection. References in this entry to this work have been by volume and section.)

  • Peirce, C.S. (1966) ‘Letters to Lady Welby’, in P.P. Wiener (ed.) Charles S. Peirce: Selected Writings, New York: Dover.

    (An interesting selection of Peirce’s writings.)

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