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Pragmatism

As a tendency in philosophy, signifies the insistence on usefulness or practical consequences as a test of truth.   From Volume XII of the Original Catholic Encyclopedia.

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Pragmatism: As a tendency in philosophy, signifies the insistence on usefulness or practical consequences as a test of truth; From the Original Catholic Encyclopedia
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