Keyword: Fact

Article in Journal | Posted 20/12/2016
Atkins, Richard K. (2016). Peirce on facts and true propositions
Peirce maintains that facts and propositions are structurally isomorphic. When we understand how Peirce thinks they are isomorphic, we find that a common objection raised against epistemic...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/08/2015
Quote from "Book II. Division I. Part 2. Logic of Relatives. Chapter XII. The Algebra of Relatives"

A fact is an element of truth expressible as a proposition.

Manuscript | Posted 22/08/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1893). Book II. Division I. Part 2. Logic of Relatives. Chapter XII. The Algebra of Relatives. MS [R] 418

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., 1893, pp. 350-372.
“If I have made any substantial improvement in logic, it is in the discovery of this manner of dealing with the imperfections...

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...

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...

Manuscript | Posted 31/08/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). Dichotomic Mathematics. MS [R] 5

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1903?], pp. 1-4, 1-3, 2-9, 6-11, 6-8, 10, 16-7, 45-46, with 22 pp. belonging to other drafts.
Similar in content to MS. 4,...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 04/06/2014
Quote from "Syllabus: Syllabus of a course of Lectures at the Lowell Institute beginning 1903, Nov. 23. On Some Topics of Logic"

Among the familiar ideas of logic in which the element of Secondness is predominant, may be mentioned, in the first place, the conception of a fact. The easiest...