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as correlated phases in the dynamic process of developing a practical understanding of the world as adaptation . 30 To put it otherwise, pragmatists are interested in the role that thought can play in the experimental determination of proper conduct, including both cognitive principles and guiding

In: Journal of the Philosophy of History

next is that he does not believe that, again, “the truth can be a simple process of adaptation to practical ends” – this is how Ortega usually refers to the goal of pragmatism in the application of “practical ends,” but this is, indeed, a view too narrow of pragmatism. While there are other such, quite

In: Journal of the Philosophy of History

historical) objects only conform to our interpretations of them. What Dewey does mean by ‘historic relativity’ is that classical liberalism failed to grasp the necessity for historical adaptation , lending itself to crisis. Either camp was convinced that theirs was the approach to social organization

In: Journal of the Philosophy of History

by assigning them a specific location in space and time that is, in principle, observable and, as such, fixed and immutable.” 49 As is apparent from my reading, Kleinberg’s adaptation of deconstruction and the trace is cast as the most secular alternative to ontological realism that we are likely to

In: Journal of the Philosophy of History

, students could turn to Samuel von Pufendorf’s De jure naturae et gentium (1672) and finally to Hugo Grotius’s De jure belli ac pacis (1625). Concerning Grotius, Kemmerich also recommends the textbook adaptations by Caspar Ziegler, Johann Georg Kulpis and Philipp Reinhard Vitriarius. To make things as

In: The Law of Nations and Natural Law 1625-1800

5 Conclusions: Cartagena, López de Carvajal, Palacios Rubios. An (Almost) Unproblematic Adaptation of the European Tradition of ius commune to a New Context To sum up, the writings of Cartagena, López de Carvajal and Palacios Rubios are a good example of the way in which some of the skilled and

In: A Companion to Early Modern Spanish Imperial Political and Social Thought

from the implications of the external guarantee (see below), there was also some criticism among writers, of various legal and intellectual traditions, of the supposed opacity of many aspects of the treaties, although some believed that was deliberate, in order to facilitate adaptations to conditions

In: The Law of Nations and Natural Law 1625-1800

philosophical discussion is that hidden metaphors are identified and translated into non-metaphorical language. F.R. Ankersmit, “The Transfiguration of Distance into Function,” History and Theory 50, 2011, 136–149. 7 Leibniz, “Monadology,” section 17. 8 The same is true of his adaptation of

In: Journal of the Philosophy of History

“experience without a subject of experience”, designed to avoid the problem of transcendentalism. 18 See: Ankersmit, “Invitation to historians” 2010 p. 434; and Meaning, Truth, and Reference in Historical Representation , chapter 1. This idea evolved in Ankersmit’s more recent work into an adaptation of

In: Journal of the Philosophy of History