Title

Heuristic Dogmatism

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Fall 1979

Publication Source

Contemporary Philosophy

Volume

7

Issue

11

Inclusive pages

7-9

Place of Publication

Estes Park CO

Peer Reviewed

yes

Abstract

This article distinguishes between dogmatism as usually understood, unconditional dogmatism, and "dogmatism" in good sense, heuristic dogmatism.

Reprinted as "Philosophy: What it is and Why" in Statements, edited for classroom use by Kathleen Squadrito (Boston: Ginn, 1984), pp. 1-10.

Keywords

dogmatism heuristic

Disciplines

Philosophy

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