(PRAGMATISM) The pragmatic maxim

Tom Burke is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of South Carolina. His research interests include classical American pragmatism and contemporary philosophy of logic. He is the author of *Dewey's New Logic* (1994, University of Chicago Press), and co-editor of a collection *New Essays on Dewey's Logical Theory* (2000, Vanderbilt University Press). He got his Ph.D. in philosophy from Stanford University, with a dissertation on John Dewey's logical theory.