One of the most influential contemporary philosophers, Hilary Putnam's involvement in philosophy spans philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ontology and epistemology and logic.
This specially commissioned collection discusses his contribution to the realist and pragmatist debate. Hilary Putnam comments on the issues raised in each article, making it invaluable for any scholar of his work.

part |2 pages

Part I Hilary Putnam and pragmatism

chapter |4 pages


chapter 1|7 pages

Taking pragmatism seriously

chapter 3|15 pages

Pragmatism and legal reasoning

chapter 4|26 pages

Pragmatics and pragmatisms

part |2 pages

Part II Putnam on realism

chapter |8 pages


chapter 10|21 pages

Truth and trans-theoretical terms GARY E BBS

chapter 11|23 pages

What laws of logic say

chapter |18 pages


chapter |2 pages

Writings of Hilary Putnam