Action

Keyword: Action


Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/08/2017
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

One of the most useful and at the same time one of the most arduous of the labors of cenoscopy consists in starting with a familiar but vague concept and searching out and defining the nearest...

Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Pitt, Joseph C. (2005). Hume and Peirce on Belief, Or, Why Belief Should Not be Considered an Epistemic Category
Explores the role of belief in connecting knowledge to action. Views of philosophers David Hume and Charles Peirce on the nature and role of belief; Consequences of considering the causal role of...
Article in Journal | Posted 24/09/2015
Vender, David (2011). Is Balancing Emblematic of Action? Two or Three Pointers from Reid and Peirce
Defining actions in contradistinction to mere happenings runs into the problem of specifying the role of the agent and separating what the agent does from what they exploit or suffer. Traditionally...
News | Posted 11/10/2014
Catégories du pragmatisme 1: Expérience et action

Séminaire Paris/Lyon - 2014/2015

Responsabilité et organisation : Roberto Frega (EHESS), Claude Gautier (ENS de Lyon), Mathias Girel (ENS de Paris), Stéphane Madelrieux (Université Jean...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/06/2014
Quote from "Prolegomena to an Apology for Pragmaticism"

That conception of Aristotle which is embodied for us in the cognate origin of the terms actuality and activity is one of the most deeply illuminating products of Greek thinking...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/06/2014
Quote from "Syllabus: Syllabus of a course of Lectures at the Lowell Institute beginning 1903, Nov. 23. On Some Topics of Logic"

In the ideas of Firstness, Secondness, and Thirdness, the three elements, or Universal Categories, appear under their forms of Firstness. They appear under their forms of Secondness in...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/06/2014
Quote from "An Essay toward Improving Our Reasoning in Security and in Uberty"

… while action may, in the first place, be purely physical and open to outward inspection, it may also, in the second place, be purely mental and knowable (by others, at any rate, than the actor)...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/06/2014
Quote from "Pragmatism"

Let me remind you of the distinction … between dynamical, or dyadic, action; and intelligent, or triadic action. An event, A, may, by brute force, produce an event, B; and then the event, B, may...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/06/2014
Quote from "Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. Part 1 of 3rd draught of 3rd Lecture"

[There is a category] which the rough and tumble of life renders most familiarly prominent. We are continually bumping up against hard fact. We expected one thing, or passively took it for granted...