instrumentalism instrumentalism

Definition(s):

  • (n) a system of pragmatic philosophy that considers idea to be instruments that should guide our actions and their value is measured by their success

Usage(s):

  1. To be seen and heard in Minneapolis were the most famed virtuosos of fretted instrumentalism, some of them playing on instruments worth thousands of dollars.
  2. To be seen and heard in Minneapolis were the most famed virtuosos of fretted instrumentalism, some of them playing on instruments worth thousands of dollars.

Quotes

  • "Inaction and instrumentalism are simply unacceptable," Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in remarks released before today's summit.
    on Feb 25, 2010 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: FOXNews (blog)

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