Keyword: Ethics

Article in Journal | Posted 17/08/2017
Liszka, James J. (2014). Peirce's Idea of Ethics as a Normative Science
Peirce proposed the idea of a normative science. The three disciplines of logic, ethics, and esthetics would each study a kind of good: good reasoning, good conduct, and good ends. By calling them...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Tiercelin, Claudine (2002). Philosophers and the Moral Life
Reports on Charles Peirce's arguments against any form of moral rationalism and in favor of a normative conception of rationality. Separation between philosophy or science and ethics; Reality of...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/08/2016
Quote from "Reason's Conscience: A Practical Treatise on the Theory of Discovery; Wherein logic is conceived as Semeiotic"

Ethics is that normative science which studies the conditions of that excellence which may or may not belong to voluntary action in its relation to its purpose...

Monograph | Posted 02/08/2016
Heney, Diana B. (2016). Toward a Pragmatist Metaethics

In our current social landscape, moral questions―about economic disparity, disadvantaging biases, and scarcity―are rightly receiving attention with a sense of urgency. This book argues that...

Article in Journal | Posted 22/03/2016
Rydenfelt, Henrik (2015). Emotional interpretants and ethical inquiry
The connection between emotions and ethical views or ethical inquiry has been considered intimate by a number of philosophers. Based on Peirce's discussion on the emotional interpretants in MS...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/03/2016
Quote from "Materials for Monist Article: The Consequences of Pragmaticism. Vols. I and II [R]"

…What quality of anything is it that is fine in itself without any ulterior reason? Then the problem of ethics being the study of the general conditions for making the fine...

Monograph | Posted 01/03/2016
Gradim, Anabela (2006). Comunicação e Ética: O sistema semiótico de Charles S. Peirce
Article in Journal | Posted 05/01/2016
Boero, Hedy (2014). Towards the silvery peak: some keys to the evolution of Peirce’s Ethics
Although it may seem a simple and obvious notion, Peirce’s conception of ethics has a complexity and richness which grew over the course of his entire intellectual life. The aim of this paper is to...
Article in Journal | Posted 22/12/2015
Campos, Daniel. G. (2015). The Role of Diagrammatic Reasoning in Ethical Deliberation
In the 1903 lecture "What Makes a Reasoning Sound?" Charles Peirce provides a detailed account of the process of ethical deliberation intended to shape right conduct. In the course of doing...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 04/05/2015
Quote from "A Suggested Classification of the Sciences"

Reasoning is self-controlled thought; and thus Logic is directly dependent upon Ethics, or the science of self-control, in general.

Manuscript | Posted 04/05/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (nd). A Suggested Classification of the Sciences. MS [R] 1339

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 1-13; 1-6.
Some of the ways in which CSP’s scheme differs from other schemes. CSP’s point of departure is Comte. Division of science...

Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Misak, Cheryl (2004). Truth and the End of Inquiry: Expanded Paperback Edition
Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Potter, Vincent G. (1996). Peirce's Philosophical Perspectives
Article in Journal | Posted 25/11/2014
Kaag, John (2008). Chance and Creativity: The Nature of Contingency in Classical American Philosophy
The article examines the relationship between chance, creativity and ethics in the thesis by Charles Sanders Peirce on the development of tychism. It discusses the ethical implications of Peirce...
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
Misak, Cheryl (2000). Truth, Politics, Morality: Pragmatism and Deliberation

Cheryl Misak argues that truth ought to be reinstated to a central position in moral and political philosophy. She argues that the correct account of truth is one found in a certain kind of...

Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Shook, John R. (2011). Peirce's Pragmatic Theology and Stoic Religious Ethics
Charles S. Peirce believed that his pragmatic philosophy could reconcile religion and science and that this reconciliation involves a religious ethics creating a real community with the cosmos and...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Kaag, John (2012). Peirce and Plato on "The Fixation of Belief"
The article discusses the way in which the essay "The Fixation of Belief" by philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce demonstrates Peirce's conception of ethical theory in relation to his...
Article in Journal | Posted 29/10/2014
Massecar, Aaron (2014). Peirce, Moral Cognitivism, and the Development of Character
Proponents of moral cognitivism have recently looked to Peirce in order to supplement their position. That work focuses on what Peirce has to say about truth and inquiry and how these notions can...
Manuscript | Posted 23/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture I [R]. MS [R] 453

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 1-37.
Science hampered by the false notion that there is no distinction between good and bad reasoning. This notion related to...