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Neopragmatism is the name given to a philosophical movement that emerged in the United States in the 1950s, usually associated with such thinkers as W.V.O. Quine, Wilfried Sellars, D. Davidson, Thomas Kuhn (see also Paradigms), Hilary Putnam, and R. Rorty, who based their work on classical Pragmatism but developed it in their own independent direction. The movement began as a critical reaction to the dominance of analytic philosophy and logical positivism in American philosophy and positivism and em…

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Anderson, Victor and Grube, Dirk-Martin, “Neopragmatism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 12 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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