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Unformatted text preview: be true”, and always asks what concrete difference will its being true make in anyone’s actual life? So instead of just asking to answer the question at hand, the truth part of it asks, well if it is true, what difference will that fact make it someone’s life. It’s not just looking for fact; it’s looking to make a difference. I don’t know about any strengths or weaknesses because I don’t understand how an argument like that can have any strengths or weaknesses. I re-read this passage twice, and honestly it didn’t seem to make a lot of sense to me. I understand what Pragmatism is, but what it has to do with anything, I don’t really get....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PHI 110 taught by Professor Skelley during the Fall '08 term at Hartford.
- Fall '08