PRAGMATISM

a philosophical stance holding that the truth value of a proposition or a theory is to be identified in its practical consequences.

PRAGMATISM: "The concept of pragmatism was identified and formally named by Charles Sanders Pierce, an American philosopher and physicist."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRAGMATISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pragmatism/ (accessed August 18, 2019).
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