10.05.2016

CFP: Pragmatism and Common-Sense (European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy)

E-Mail Adresse für Einreichungen: gabriele.gava@gmail.com
Call-Bezeichnung: Call for Papers
Deadline: 31.5.2017
Name der Publikation: European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy


PRAGMATISM AND COMMON SENSE, EJPAP 9(2) 2017

Guest Editors: G. Gava (Goethe-Universität) and R. Gronda (SNS, Pisa)

The 2017/2 issue of the EJPAP will discuss the relationships between pragmatism and common-sense. Its goal is to reflect on the importance of the notion of common-sense for pragmatism, both from a historical and a theoretical point of view.

We welcome contributions from any area of philosophy, and encourage social scientists and theorists of politics to also participate. Possible topics for discussion are: a) the relation of pragmatism to the Scottish philosophy of common-sense; b) the influence of the theory of evolution on the pragmatist account of common sense; c) the similarities and differences between pragmatism and the “philosophy of the ordinary”; d) the possible relations to authors as different as Wittgenstein, Foucault, Bourdieu, etc.; e) the relation between common-sense and science; f) the relation between pragmatist common-sensism and issues in contemporary epistemology such as the epistemology of virtues or the know-that/know-how distinction; g) the role played by a pragmatist-inspired notion of common-sense in social sciences.

Papers prepared for blind review should be sent to roberto1gronda@gmail.com and gabriele.gava@gmail.com by May 31st, 2017. They should not exceed 12.000 words and must include an abstract of 150-400 words and a list of works cited.

Full CFP: lnx.journalofpragmatism.eu


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