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  • noun Plural form of pragmatist.

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Examples

  • Just as the problem with pragmatists is that their plans never work, the problem with realists is that they are unrealistic.

    A Man On a Gray Horse

  • Just as the problem with pragmatists is that their plans never work, the problem with realists is that they are unrealistic.

    A Man On a Gray Horse

  • Perhaps it is time for policy makers in democracies to behave like long-term pragmatists too and have a strategy beyond that of sitting around a table with Mr. Ahmadinejad.

    New York Sun - All Articles

  • On the other hand, when we get to the point that that group refuses to acknowledge that legislation drafted by the pragmatists is even a small step forward and actively try and kill it I’m not sure they’re doing much good. soullite Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Different Strokes

  • Inside the papers, the pragmatists were the ones simply looking out the window and noticing that the real world was increasingly resembling the unthinkable scenario.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Inside the papers, the pragmatists were the ones simply looking out the window and noticing that the real world was increasingly resembling the unthinkable scenario.

    Here comes everybody

  • Inside the papers, the pragmatists were the ones simply pointing out that the real world was looking increasingly like the unthinkable scenario.

    Boing Boing

  • Inside the papers, the pragmatists were the ones simply pointing out that the real world was looking increasingly like the unthinkable scenario.

    No Jan. 20 for newspapers « BuzzMachine

  • The so-called pragmatists don't realize that if you want to know what a politician stands for, find out who is paying him.

    Steve Skrovan: Blogging Sundance: "An Unreasonable Man"

  • When we think of pragmatism as a philosophical tradition rather than as a maxim or principle, we can identify a set of philosophical views and attitudes which are characteristic of pragmatism, and which can lead us to identify as pragmatists many philosophers who are somewhat sceptical about the maxim and its applications.

    Pragmatism

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