Chauncey Wright

[Revised entry by Jean De Groot on February 24, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Chauncey Wright was an American philosopher of science of the second half of the nineteenth
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[Revised entry by Jean De Groot on February 24, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Chauncey Wright was an American philosopher of science of the second half of the nineteenth century and an early proponent of Darwinism in the United States. Sometimes cited as a founder of pragmatism, he is more appropriately remembered as an original thinker in the tradition of David Hume and John Stuart Mill.[1] Wright's primary interest and originality lay in philosophy of...

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