Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal

Putnam’s Happy Ending? Pragmatism and the Realism Debates, by Philip Kitcher

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here.

Philip Kitcher is John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. His most recent book (with Evelyn Fox Keller) is The Seasons Alter: How to Save our Planet in Six Acts (W.W. Norton, 2017). Among his other recent works are Life After Faith: The Case for
Secular Humanism (Yale University Press, 2014); Deaths in Venice: The Case of Gustav von Aschenbach (Columbia University Press, 2013); and Preludes to Pragmatism: Toward a Reconstruction of Philosophy (Oxford University Press, 2012).

Philip Kitcher, “Putnam’s Happy Ending? Pragmatism and the Realism Debates,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 38:2 (2017), pp. 431-42.

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