Ideas from 'Pragmatism in Retrospect' by Charles Sanders Peirce [1906], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Philosophical Writings of Peirce' by Peirce,Charles Sanders (ed/tr Buchler,Justus) [Dover 1940,0-486-20217-8]].

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3. Truth / E. Pragmatic Truth / 1. Pragmatic Truth
Independent truth (if there is any) is the ultimate result of sufficient enquiry
Peirce's theory offers anti-realist verificationism, but surely how things are is independent of us? [Horsten]
12. Knowledge Sources / D. Empiricism / 3. Pragmatism
Pragmatism is a way of establishing meanings, not a theory of metaphysics or a set of truths