Keyword: Evolution

Article in Journal | Posted 16/09/2017
Tiercelin, Claudine (1997). Peirce on Norms, Evolution and Knowledge
Focuses on Charles Peirce's conception of logical norms and rationality. Mixture of idealistic and naturalistic elements in Peirce's evolutionary cosmology; Forms of evolution through his...
Article in Journal | Posted 16/09/2017
Hookway, Christopher (1997). Design and Chance: the Evolution of Peirce's Evolutionary Cosmology
Outlines metaphysical program which Charles Peirce developed in a series of papers between 1890 and 1893. Interest of Peirce in metaphysics; State of metaphysics and its prospects; Themes in the...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Pape, Helmut (2002). What Thought Is For: The Problematic Identity of Mental Processes with Chance Events in Peirce's Idealistic Metaphysics
Attempts to justify the claim that Charles Peirce invented a version of idealism. Discussion on chance, evolution and logic; Information on the methodological function of absolute chance;...
Article in Journal | Posted 16/05/2016
Hummel, Leonard M., Woloschak, Gayle E. (2016). Chance, Necessity, Love: An Evolutionary Theology of Cancer
In his 1970s work Chance and Necessity, Jacques Monod provided an explanatory framework not only for the biological evolution of species, but, as has become recently apparent, for the evolutionary...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Pollard, Stephen (2005). Some Mathematical Facts about Peirce's Game
Discusses an exposition of some key mathematical properties of the game of chance that philosopher Charles S. Peirce uses to model certain features of biological evolution. Philosophical significance...
Article in Journal | Posted 18/01/2016
Skagestad, Peter (1979). C. S. Peirce on Biological Evolution and Scientific Progress
Article in Journal | Posted 21/12/2015
Burks, Arthur W. (1996). Peirce's Evolutionary Pragmatic Idealism
Manuscript | Posted 11/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures. 1903. Sixth Lecture. Probability. MS [R] 472

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., 2 notebooks, G-1903-2a, pp. 2-130.
Published, in part, as 6.88-97 (pp. 8-62). Omitted: the relationship between logic and mathematics; independence of...

Article in Journal | Posted 29/11/2014
Akhtar, Junaid, Koshul, Basit B., Awais, Mian M. (2013). A framework for evolutionary algorithms based on Charles Sanders Peirce’s evolutionary semiotics
One of the objectives of Evolutionary Computation (EC) has been to understand the processes of natural evolution and then model them algorithmically. Hans-Paul Schwefel, in his 1997 paper on the...
Article in Journal | Posted 29/11/2014
Andrade, Eugenio (2007). A semiotic framework for evolutionary and developmental biology
This work aims at constructing a semiotic framework for an expanded evolutionary synthesis grounded on Peirce''s universal categories and the six space/time/function relations [Taborsky, E...
Article in Journal | Posted 29/11/2014
Herrmann-Pillath, Carsten, Salthe, Stanley N. (2011). Triadic conceptual structure of the maximum entropy approach to evolution
Many problems in evolutionary theory are cast in dyadic terms, such as the polar oppositions of organism and environment. We argue that a triadic conceptual structure offers an alternative...
Article in Journal | Posted 25/11/2014
Dea, Shannon (2008). Firstness, Evolution and the Absolute in Peirce's Spinoza
The article presents an analysis on whether or not philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce considered the possibility that philosopher Benedictus Spinoza's metaphysics includes ontological Firstness...
Article in Journal | Posted 23/11/2014
Brier, Søren (2012). What Does it Take to Produce Interpretation? Informational, Peircean and Code-Semiotic Views on Biosemiotics
This paper presents a critical analysis of code-semiotics, which we see as the latest attempt to create paradigmatic foundation for solving the question of the emergence of life and consciousness. We...
Article in Journal | Posted 28/10/2014
Akhtar, Junaid, Awais, Mian M., Koshul, Basit B. (2013). Putting Peirce's Theory to the Test: Peircean Evolutionary Algorithms
While Charles Darwin proposed one of the first systematic arguments evidencing evolution, alternatives with a strong empirical grounding exist. These alternatives deserve our attention, if only...
Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). 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...

Manuscript | Posted 08/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. Lecture III [R]. MS [R] 460

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 1-22.
Published, in part, as 1.15-26 (pp. 2-21). Gamma graphs, the third part of existential graphs, rendered...

Article in Journal | Posted 25/12/2012
El-Hani, Charbel, Queiroz, Joao, Stjernfelt, Frederik (2010). Firefly Femmes Fatales: A Case Study in the Semiotics of Deception
Mimicry and deception are two important issues in studies about animal communication. The reliability of animal signs and the problem of the benefits of deceiving in sign exchanges are interesting...
Manuscript | Posted 19/12/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1896 [c.]). Lessons of the History of Science. MS [R] 1288

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c. 1896-3 [sup(2)G-c.1896-3], pp. 1-47.
Published, in part, as 1.43-125. Unpublished: on blocking the path of inquiry; Ockham’s maxim and...