Keyword: Categories

Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Rosensohn, William L. (1974). The Phenomenology of Charles S. Peirce: From the Doctrine of Categories to Phaneroscopy
Article in Journal | Posted 17/11/2014
Aydin, Ciano (2009). On the Significance of Ideals: Charles S. Peirce and the Good Life
The article discusses the thoughts of the philosopher Charles S. Peirce on ideals and ethics. A brief overview of Pierce's phenomenological categories, and their implications for personal...
Monograph | Posted 03/11/2014
Esposito, Joseph (1980). Evolutionary Metaphysics: The Development of Peirce's Theory of Categories
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Robinson, Andrew, Southgate, Christopher (2010). Semiotics as a Metaphysical Framework for Christian Theology
We provide an overview of a proposal for a new metaphysical framework within which theology and science might both find a home. Our proposal draws on the triadic semiotics and threefold system of...
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Graupera, Jordi (2011). Dependences between Logic and Community: Philosophical Implications of Peirce's Categories for Praxis
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the possible implications of Peirce's categories for a project of a community. In order to do so, I will start by analysing the first formulation of these...
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Atkins, Richard K. (2010). An "Entirely Different Series of Categories": Peirce's Material Categories
The article discusses what the author calls the "material categories" in the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce. The author argues that although Peirce never developed an account of the...
Article in Journal | Posted 31/10/2014
Dilworth, David A. (2014). Intellectual Gravity and Elective Attractions: The Provenance of Peirce’s Categories in Friedrich von Schiller
The paper’s methodological prolegomena eschews narrow-gauge nominalistic approaches to Peirce in favor of his own synoptic (synechistic-synergistic) style of constructing his categorial architectonic...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Atkins, Richard K. (2012). A Guess at the Other Riddle: The Peircean Material Categories
In this essay, the author seeks to identify a set of categories, or what he terms material categories, utilized but never identified by American pragmatist philosopher Charles Peirce. He connects the...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Short, T. L. (2013). Questions Concerning Certain Claims Made for the 'New List'
Peirce's early essay 'On a New List of Categories' has been claimed to be essential reading for those who would understand his philosophy, even that it is the 'keystone' of...
Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1896). On the Logic of Quantity. MS [R] 13

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1895], pp. 1-13; 7-12, with an alternative p. 8 of another draft.
The principal questions raised are these: Why mathematics always deals with a...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 10/06/2014
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...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 10/05/2014
Rosenthal, Sandra: "Idealism and the Elusiveness of a Peircean Label"

To understand the significance of Peirce’s self-proclaimed idealism within the context of his metaphysical system, it must be viewed not only in terms of the modifications he makes, but also–...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "Pragmatism"

In my studies of Kant’s great Critic, which I almost knew by heart, I was very much struck by the fact that, although, according to his own account of the matter, his whole philosophy...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "Letter draft to Mario Calderoni"

I use the word phaneron to mean all that is present to the mind in any sense or in any way whatsoever, regardless of whether it be fact or figment. I examine the phaneron and I endeavor...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "Letters to Lady Welby"

The cenopythagorean categories are doubtless another attempt to characterize what Hegel sought to characterize as his three stages of thought. They also correspond to the three categories of each...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "Letters to William James"

It rather annoys me to be told that there is anything novel in my three categories; for if they have not, however confusedly, been recognized by men since men began to think, that condemns them at...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on Pragmatism: Lecture I"

Hegel was quite right in holding that it was the business of this science to bring out and make clear the Categories or fundamental modes. He was also right...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "CSP's Lowell Lectures of 1903. 2nd Part of 3rd Draught of Lecture III"

I will, however, make a few remarks on these categories. By way of preface, I must explain that in saying that the three, Firstness, Secondness, and Thirdness, complete the list, I by no means...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter I. Intended Characters of this Treatise"

I essay an analysis of what appears in the world. It is not metaphysics that we are dealing with: only logic. Therefore, we do not ask what really is, but only what appears to everyone of us in...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter I. Intended Characters of this Treatise"

There is no fourth, as will be proved. This list of categories may be distinguished from other lists as the Ceno-Pythagorean Categories, on account of their connection with numbers. They...