International Journal of Philosophy

Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2014

  • On Pragmatism, Life, and Evolution

    Valentin Krassilov

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2014
    Pages: 72-79
    Received: 29 November 2014
    Accepted: 7 December 2014
    Published: 17 December 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijp.20140206.11
    Abstract: Positive epistemology represents processes as happenings, random as the case may be. Yet process proceeds rather than happens, which implies a drive (potentiation) under it. Potentiation cannot be random but is created by work (effort), either on the thing or by the thing on itself, making it a living thing. Life drive is an ectropic effort whereas... Show More