Pragmatist Sociology is intended to be a dyanmic website for scholars interested in sharing and discussing pragmatist content because that is currently lacking among other pragmatist websites. Thus, it serves to compliment many other good pragmatist resources on the web. Below is a list of other useful resources along with short descriptions of their contents.


  • Pragmatism Cybrary
  • This site, created by philosopher John Shook, is an excellent resource on Pragmatism's genealogy, as well as on various Pragmatist academic centers and other societies.

  • Pragmatism on Wikipedia
  • Wikipedia's pragmatism article provides an excellent description of pragmatism's origins; a terse summary of its tenets and facets; pragmatism's influence within different areas of philosophy; distinctions between analytical pragmatism, neoclassical pragmatism, neopragmatism; pragmatism's legacy and contemporary relevance; its criticisms; as well as a list of pragmatists.

  • Pragmatism in Stanford's Encylclopedia of Philosophy
  • As with most SEP entries, the pragmatism entry is excellent. It covers the pragmatist maxim; pragmatist theories of truth (e.g. Peirce's and James' views); various facets of pragmatism including skepticism, fallibilism, inquiry, experience, and representations; and it provides a useful list of pragmatists as well as a bibliography.

  • BBC Video about Pragmatism
  • This is a ~41 minute fluid discussion between Melvyn Bragg and various philosophers.

  • Video of Putnam-Rorty Discuss Pragmatism
  • In this ~10 minute Youtube video about Hilary Putnam's and Richard Rorty's views about pragmatism

  • Peirce Edition Project
  • This excellent resource is centered on Charles Peirce's life, work, and significance in contemporary academia.

  • A Website Dedicated to Charles Peirce
  • This resource is devoted to Peirce's work, including links to some of his works as well as biographical information.

  • Pragmatism in the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • This encylopedic entry is written by Douglas McDermid of Trent University. It provides a shorter summary of pragmatism.

  • Pragmatism on PhilPapers
  • PhiPapers is a resource for philosphers, with texts and references on a variety of topics. The above link references over 200 pragmatist articles.