Deduction

Keyword: Deduction


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)
Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/08/2017
Quote from "A Logical Criticism of the Articles of Religious Belief"

By Deduction, or mathematical reasoning, I mean any reasoning which will render its conclusion as certain as its Premisses, however certain these may be.

Article in Journal | Posted 17/04/2017
Thompson, Bruce (2016). Deductively Valid, Inductively Valid, and Retroductively Valid Syllogisms
Charles S. Peirce suggested that a formal distinction between his three types of argumentation, deduction, induction, and retroduction, could be drawn using syllogistic figures. However, he never...
Article in Journal | Posted 26/02/2016
Pietarinen, Ahti-Veikko, Bellucci, Francesco (2014). New Light on Peirce’s Conceptions of Retroduction, Deduction, and Scientific Reasoning
We examine Charles S. Peirce’s mature views on the logic of science, especially as contained in his later and still mostly unpublished writings (1907–1914). We focus on two main issues. The first...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/10/2015
Quote from "Suggestions for a Course of Entretiens leading up through Philosophy to the Questions of Spiritualism, Ghosts, and finally to that of Religion"

The second kind of reasoning is Deduction. This is necessary reasoning. That is it makes the truth of the conclusion whensoever the premisses may be true, to be ...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/10/2015
Quote from "Second Talk to the Phil. Club [and] Second Talk. On Deduction"

Several years reconsideration leads to this new definition. Not necessary but compulsive reasoning. [—] Deduction points to the premisses & to...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 26/08/2015
Quote from "Logic: Fragments [R]"

There are three stages of inquiry, demanding as many different kinds of reasoning governed by different principles. They are,

1, Retroduction, forming an explanatory hypothesis[;]...

Manuscript | Posted 22/08/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1893). How to Reason: A Critick of Arguments. Advertisement [R]. MS [R] 398

A. MS., G-1893-5, pp. 1-11.
Only the last 4 paragraphs (pp. 10-11) published: Collected Papers, Vol. 8, pp. 278-279. Unpublished: a summary of CSP’s work in philosophy and logic which is...

Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Reilly, Francis E. (1970). Charles Peirce's Theory of Scientific Method
Manuscript | Posted 23/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture I [R]. MS [R] 452

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 1-14.
The purpose of logic; the division of logic into speculative grammar, critic, and methodeutic. Why “methodeutic” as a...

Article in Journal | Posted 20/08/2013
Paavola, Sami (2011). Diagrams, Iconicity, and Abductive Discovery
In this article the role of abductive reasoning within Peirce’s diagrammatic reasoning is discussed. Both abduction and diagrammatic reasoning bring in elements of discovery but it is not clear if...
Manuscript | Posted 12/03/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1911). A Logical Criticism of the Articles of Religious Belief. MS [R] 856

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., 2 pp. of one of the alternative sections are dated April 5 and 7, 1911, pp. 1-18, with several alternative sections.
The contempt for...

Manuscript | Posted 03/02/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1908 [c.]). A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God (G). MS [R] 842

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c.1905-1, pp. 1-134 (p. 27 and pp. 109-120 missing), with 40 pp. Of variants and 1 p. (“Contents of G”).
Published, in part, as 2.755-772,...

Manuscript | Posted 03/02/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. C. S. Peirce's Lowell lnstitute Lectures. 1903, Seventh Lecture. Introduction Vol. I. MS [R] 473

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 2-92.
Published, in part, as 7.110-130 (pp. 36-84). Omitted from publication: a discussion of deduction,...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 02/02/2013
Quote from "Letters to F. A. Woods"

I have always, since early in the sixties, recognized three different types of reasoning, viz: 1st, Deduction which depends on our confidence in our ability to...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 02/02/2013
Quote from "A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God"

… constitutes the Second Stage of Inquiry. For its characteristic form of reasoning our language has, for two centuries, been happily provided with the name Deduction.

Deduction has two...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 02/02/2013
Quote from "A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God"

Concerning the question of the nature of the logical validity possessed by Deduction, Induction, and Retroduction, which is still an arena of controversy, I shall confine myself to stating the...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 02/02/2013
Quote from "Letter draft to Mario Calderoni"

… there are but three elementary kinds of reasoning. … The second kind of reasoning is deduction, or necessary reasoning. It is applicable only to an ideal state...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 02/02/2013
Quote from "Syllabus: Nomenclature and Division of Triadic Relations, as far as they are determined"

A Deduction is an argument whose Interpretant represents that it belongs to a general class of possible arguments precisely analogous which are such that in the...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 02/02/2013
Quote from "Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. Eighth Lecture, Abduction"

If we are to give the names of Deduction, Induction, and Abduction to the three grand classes of inference, then Deduction must include every attempt at mathematical...

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