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Was Risieri Frondizi a Hispanic Pragmatist?

Gregory Fernando Pappas

in Pragmatism in the Americas

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780823233670
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780823241804 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823233670.003.0011

Series: American Philosophy

Was Risieri Frondizi a Hispanic Pragmatist?

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Risieri Frondizi was arguably the Latin American philosopher with the strongest personal ties to philosophy in North America. His relation with North American philosophers was key to his philosophical development. Frondizi won a scholarship to do advanced studies at Columbia University in New York. This chapter explores Frondizi's thought and questions whether his philosophy was consonant enough with the core philosophical insights of pragmatism to consider him part of the pragmatist family.

Keywords: Risieri Frondizi; Latin American; Columbia University; pragmatism

Chapter.  4708 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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