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Author Dewey, John, 1859-1952.

Title Essays in experimental logic / by John Dewey.

Publication Info. Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago press [1918]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  160 D519E    Check Shelf
Description vii, 444 pages ; 20 cm
Note Chapter 1 was written especially for this volume; chapter 2-5 are reprinted (with editorial revisions) from the author's Studies in logical theory; "the other essays are in part reprinted and in part rewritten, with additions, from various contributions to philosophical periodicals" cf. Pref. note.
Contents Introduction.--The relationship of thought and its subject-matter.--The antecedents and stimuli of thinking.--Data and meanings.--The objects of thought.--Some stages of logical thought.--The logical character of ideas.--The control of ideas by facts.--Naïve realism vs. presentative realism.--Epistemological realism: the alleged ubiquity of the knowledge relation.--The existence of the world as a logical problem.--What pragmatism means by practical.--An added note as to the "practical."--The logic of judgments of practice.
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