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University of Toronto St. George
Irving Zeitlin

Soc203 Pragmatic greek practical America was very practical, very practical Theory and practice, our common sense taken for granted activities to survive Purse was founder how to make our ideas clear, how do we, pragmatis wanted to teach us , critical common sensism Human beings very beginning engage in practice and theory Practice what they had to do make a living and go about their business trial and error had to learn by experience We are fallable in one way or another, saving grace we are are corregable, want to opportunity to correct our mistakes, Theory learn from experience need to reflect from experience make mistakes over and over, Human error, point being Practice without theory is blind, theory without practice is powerless, and if irt doesnt enlighten us in everyday life Every childs education is informed by both theory and practice Theory is thinking we do or reflection upon experience so he doenst have to go therough it Very beginning try to reflect in experience sufficiently not make same mistakes Habit, doubt impulse Shower sdont need to think about it One day doesnt open, hurry impulse pull handle off, big problem, child do that Chikd do it man do it impulsive mode What is the solution pragmatics argue, dont believe epistemological gulf between scholars and common ppl One way of learning, ur theory has to be tested by practice no other criteria or standard, good practical results Theory more than quessing, more enlightening, possibility theory will fail us, or hanbitual attitude of opening will fail prags say stop and think bc doubt sinks in,
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