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    Knowing Truth: Peirce's Epistemology in an Educational Context.Christine L. McCarthy - 2005 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 37 (2):157–176.
    In this paper I examine Peirce's epistemological and ontological theories and indicate their relevance to educational practice. I argue that Peirces conception of Firsts, Seconds and Thirds entails a fundamental ontological realism. I further argue that Peirce does have a theory of truth, that it is a particular non‐traditional ‘correspondence’ theory, consistent with, and implicit in, an over‐arching position of pragmatic realism. Peirce's epistemological position is subject to misinterpretation when the ontological realism on which it rests is overlooked. Finally I (...)
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    Deweyan Pragmatism and the Quest for True Belief.Christine L. McCarthy & Evelyn Sears - 2000 - Educational Theory 50 (2):213-227.
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    A Review of Victor Kestenbaum, 2002. The Grace and the Severity of the Ideal: John Dewey and the Transcendent. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press: The Quest for Transcendence in Dewey’s Pragmatism, or, the View Not Held. [REVIEW]Christine L. McCarthy - 2007 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 26 (4):345-362.
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    What is “Critical Thinking”? Is It Generalizable?Christine L. McCarthy - 1996 - Educational Theory 46 (2):217-239.