I—The Steps from Doing to Saying


  • Meeting of the Aristotelian Society held at Senate House, University of London, on 12 October 2009 at 4:15 pm.


In this paper I consider recent developments in neo-pragmatism, and in particular the degree of convergence between such approaches and those placing greater emphasis on truth and truth-makers. I urge that although a global pragmatism has its merits, it by no means closes the space for a more Wittgensteinian, finer-grained, approach to the diversity of functions served by modal, causal, moral, or other modes of thought.