Keyword: Abduction

Article in Journal | Posted 13/06/2019
Ferguson, Joseph P. (2019). Students are not inferential-misfits: Naturalising logic in the science classroom
Currently, there is a focus in science education on preparing students for lives as innovative and resilient citizens of the twenty-first century. Key to this is providing students with opportunities...
Article in Journal | Posted 24/04/2019
Mabsout, Ramzi (2015). Abduction and economics: the contributions of Charles Peirce and Herbert Simon
A constantly changing social reality means economic theories, even if correct today, need to be constantly revised, updated, or abandoned. To maintain an up-to-date understanding of its subject...
Article in Journal | Posted 02/10/2018
Kemling, Jared (2018). Peirce's Transcendental Method: The Latent Debate between Prescision and Abduction
This paper aims to address a question that has thus far remained latent in the scholarship: if Peirce is committed to a transcendental method (at least for the period marked by "On a New List of...
Monograph | Posted 13/09/2018
Swedberg, Richard (2014). The Art of Social Theory
Article in Journal | Posted 28/08/2018
Bellucci, Francesco (2018). Eco and Peirce on Abduction
This paper argues that Umberto Eco had a sophisticated theory of abductive reasoning and that this theory is fundamentally akin to Peirce’s both in the analysis and in the justification of this kind...
Article in Journal | Posted 10/06/2018
Redding, Paul (2003). Hegel and Peircean Abduction
Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/03/2018
Quote from "A Brief Intellectual Autobiography by Charles Sanders Peirce"

…he divided all reasoning into, 1st, the deductive, including all necessary inference together with all probable inference to which the calculus of probabilities is properly applicable (rejecting...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/03/2018
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter I. Intended Characters of this Treatise"

Arguments are of three kinds, Deduction, Induction, and what I call Abduction [—] If the conclusion is adopted, simply because it suggests itself...

Working Paper | Posted 06/02/2018
Potschka, Martin (2018). Peirce’s Concept of Abduction (Hypothesis Formation) across His Later Stages of Scholarly Life

The subject of this communication is Peirce’s ideas about abduction which is just one step in his larger scheme of evidence- based hypothetico-deductive epistemology. Since Peirce repeatedly...

Article in Journal | Posted 02/02/2018
Staat, Wim (1993). On Abduction, Deduction, Induction and the Categories
Takes a look at the interconnectedness of the abduction theory of Charles Peirce with deduction and induction. Proposed categorical sequence; Consideration of the theory of inquiry as the proper...
Article in Journal | Posted 02/02/2018
Antomarini, Brunella (2017). Peirce and Cybernetics: Retroduction, Error and Auto-poiesis in Future Thinking
The aim of this paper is to connect Peirce’s logic of abduction to the cybernetics of living systems. Living beings cannot be understood through a causalistic epistemology, as they behave according...
Article in Edited Collection | Posted 11/01/2018
Viola, Tullio (2016). Peirce on Abduction and Embodiment. In: Pragmatism and Embodied Cognitive Science -- From Bodily Intersubjectivity to Symbolic Articulation
Article in Journal | Posted 05/01/2018
Vitti-Rodrigues, Mariana, Emmeche, Claus (2017). Abduction: Can Non-human Animals Make Discoveries?
The aim of this paper is to investigate the relationship between information and abductive reasoning in the context of problem-solving, focusing on non-human animals. Two questions guide our...
Article in Journal | Posted 08/10/2017
Hull, Kathleen (1994). Why Hanker After Logic? Mathematical Imagination, Creativity and Perception in Peirce's Systematic Philosophy
Focuses on the 'logic of creativity' in Charles Sanders Peirce's philosophy through the wide-angle lens of his emerging architectonic. Peirce's distinction between mathematics and...
Monograph | Posted 24/09/2017
Rohr, Susanne (1993). Über die Schönheit des Findens. Die Binnenstruktur menschlichen Verstehens nach Charles S. Peirce: Abduktionslogik und Kreativität
Article in Journal | Posted 14/09/2017
Hintikka, Jaakko (1998). What: is Abduction? The Fundamental Problem of Contemporary Epistemology
Manuscript | Posted 24/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On the System of Existential Graphs Considered as an Instrument for the Investigation of Logic. MS [R] 499(s)
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Wirth, Uwe (1999). Abductive Reasoning in Peirce's and Davidson's Account of Interpretation
Focuses on the role of the interpreter's abductive competence in the process of communication. Information on Donald Davidson's account of interpretation; Discussion on interpretation as...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Brogaard, Berit O. (1999). Peirce on Abduction and Rational Control
Highlights Charles Peirce's abduction theory as a form of reasoning distinct from deduction and induction. Importance of abduction in Peirce's logical system; Source of his account of...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Pape, Helmut (1999). Abduction and the Topology of Human Cognition
Examines the concept of philosopher Charles Peirce on abduction and human cognition. Details of the logic of abduction; Problems regarding Peirce's conception of abduction; Information on Peirce...