Wiley (2006) has argued for a relationship between pragmatism and the dialogical self, noting that both are rooted in the thought of William James and Charles S. Peirce. This commentary delves into the possible connection between James’s and Peirce’s ideas as well as the probable influence of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., on the development of dialogical conceptions of the self.

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Copyright © 2006 International Society for Dialogical Science. This article first appeared in International Journal for Dialogical Science 1:1 (2006), 33-39.

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