Digital Companion to C. S. Peirce


24/06/2019 Viola, Tullio (2019). From Vague Symbols to Contested Concepts: Peirce, W. B. Gallie, and History Article in Journal
13/06/2019 Ferguson, Joseph P. (2019). Students are not inferential-misfits: Naturalising logic in the science classroom Article in Journal
13/05/2019 Bergman, Michael K. (2018). A Knowledge Representation Practionary: Guidelines Based on Charles Sanders Peirce Monograph
24/04/2019 Neuman, Yair (2009). On love, hate and knowledge Article in Journal
24/04/2019 Mabsout, Ramzi (2015). Abduction and economics: the contributions of Charles Peirce and Herbert Simon Article in Journal
24/04/2019 Meier, Paul, Zabell, Sandy (1980). Benjamin Peirce and the Howland Will Article in Journal
24/04/2019 Bacon, Karin, Matthews, Philip (2014). Inquiry-based learning with young learners: a Peirce-based model employed to critique a unit of inquiry on maps and mapping Article in Journal
17/12/2018 Gómez Tabares, Anyerson S. (2018). De la cosmología peirceana a la evolución social. Reflexiones sobre el agapismo y los hábitos sociales en sentido evolutivo Article in Journal
17/12/2018 Guarda, Rebeka F., Ohlson, Marcia P. P., Romanini, Anderson V., Martínez-Ávila, Daniel (2018). Disinformation, dystopia and post-reality in social media: A semiotic-cognitive perspective Article in Journal
04/12/2018 Pearce, Trevor (2018). "Protoplasm Feels": The Role of Physiology in Charles Sanders Peirce’s Evolutionary Metaphysics Article in Journal

Some Wit, Wisdom & Bewilderment

I almost despair of making clear what I mean by a “quasi-mind;” But I will try. A thought is not per se in any mind or quasi-mind. I mean this in the same sense as I might say that Right and Truth would remain what they are though they were not embodied, & though nothing were right or true. But a thought, to gain any active mode of being must be embodied in a Sign. A thought is a special variety of sign. All thinking is necessarily a sort of dialogue, an appeal from the momentary self to the better considered self of the immediate and of the general future. Now as every thinking requires a mind, so every sign even if external to all minds must be a determination of a quasi-mind. The quasi-mind is itself a sign, a determinable sign.
Letter to Lady Welby, 1906