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  1. Pragmatism.Eugene Halton - 2005 - In George Ritzer (ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Theory. New York, NY, USA: pp. 596-599.
    Pragmatism is the distinctive contribution of American thought to philosophy. It is a movement that attracted much attention in the early part of the twentieth-century, went into decline, and reemerged in the last part of the century. Part of the difficulty in defining pragmatism is that misconceptions of what pragmatism means have abounded since its beginning, and continue in today’s “neopragmatism.”.
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  • Can Economics Be Bad for Your Health?Michael Keaney - 1997 - Health Care Analysis 5 (4):299-305.
    The increasing popularity of economic evaluation methods, especially cost effectiveness analysis, brings with it the danger of decisions being made on the basis of faulty criteria. This paper explores the underlying faults of orthodox economics, and offers tentatively an alternative means of decision appraisal via John Dewey’s philosophy of instrumentalism and the methods of institutionalist economics.
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