Contemporary Pragmatism Vol. 4, Issue 2 December 2007. by John R. Shook, Paulo Jr. Ghiraldelli

By John R. Shook, Paulo Jr. Ghiraldelli

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1998. “C. S. Peirce: Belief, Truth, and Going from the Known to the Unknown,” in Pragmatism, ed. Cheryl Misak (Calgary, Alberta: University of Calgary Press, 1998), pp. 9–29. Robert B. Talisse Associate Professor of Philosophy and Political Science Department of Philosophy 111 Furman Hall Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee 37240 United States Contemporary Pragmatism Vol. 4, No. 2 (December 2007), 29–34 Editions Rodopi © 2007 Replies to Symposium Participants Robert B. Westbrook I am grateful for this occasion, and for the kind words of my critics here assembled.

We must do some quick, in-the-field reconstructions of the older, low-rise, “socialist” kind of pragmatist metaphysics and substitute it wherever we can for Rorty’s nominalism, because we need such a pragmatist metaphysics both as a critical tool and as an imagination guide for visioning. Ironism. Rorty’s anti-religious “ironism” was his expression of antiauthoritarianism, which he took to be the necessary first step for the creative shaping one’s own life, and as the prerequisite and purpose of democracy.

6 In other words, merely asserting a claim to true belief commits one to inquiry and, Misak goes on to argue, to the democratic practices that (now, at least) we believe effective inquiry to require. “Having a belief which is aimed at the truth is something that we can assume of our opponents. ) that one aims at getting the right belief, then one is open to a certain sort of criticism. The way is paved for the justification of the democratic principles of inquiry. ”7 Hogan misunderstands my complaints about Dewey’s epistemological or logical argument for democracy.

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