Two Pragmatic Moral Universes: James vs. Dewey and Rorty
23 Pages Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last revised: 3 Sep 2009
Date Written: 2009
The case is made that William James's moral orientation was radically different than that of John Dewey and Richard Rorty, the two most notorious Pragmatist philosophers since James. Specifically, it is argued that James, unlike the others, was not a moral relativist and that his moral philosophy is in fact fully compatible with natural law theory.
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