(1) In football, pragmatism usually triumphs over romance.(2) She does not often provide explicit details about how such a " philosophical pragmatism " might benefit feminism.(3) Is it the pursuit of perfection, a realisation of pragmatism , the search for the divine or perhaps baser instincts which drive us into wanting someone?(4) His presumed pragmatism upholds the status quo by ridiculing the relative few who dare to challenge it.(5) ideology had been tempered with pragmatism(6) He has handled the situation practically and with pragmatism and common sense.(7) In doing so he echoes the humanist pragmatism of Florentine practical mathematics a century before.(8) Since you temper your gut instincts with pragmatism and cool thought, trusting them is usually a safe bet.(9) Underpinning his work is a ruthless pragmatism that many a maestro could learn from.(10) In foreign policy, he combined a high degree of pragmatism with nationalism.(11) But by Thursday morning a note of pragmatism had crept in.(12) This is indicative of the sentiment-eschewing pragmatism that has been characteristic of a driven performer.(13) In such formulations, there are striking similarities between Critical Theory and American pragmatism .(14) ideology was tempered with pragmatism(15) Fortunately, democratic politics normally are characterized by pragmatism and compromise, not ideology.(16) But the party realises that pragmatism rather than dogmatism is required if it is to make headway in a deeply divided polity.