Keyword: Fallibilism

Monograph | Posted 27/03/2018
Boncompagni, Anna (2016). Wittgenstein and Pragmatism: On Certainty in the Light of Peirce and James
Article in Journal | Posted 02/02/2018
Liszka, James J. (1993). Good and Bad Foundationalism: A Response to Nielsen
Comments on Kai Nielsen's essay on Charles S. Peirce's pragmatism and the challenge of postmodernism. Theses of Nielsen; Information on Peirce's fallibilism; Irony in Nielsen's...
Article in Journal | Posted 14/09/2017
Margolis, Joseph (1998). Peirce's Fallibilism
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Short, T. L. (2002). Robin on Perception and Sentiment in Peirce
Focuses on Richard Robin's writings on Charles Peirce's theory of inquiry. Theory about the role of common sense beliefs in initiating and guiding inquiry; Effect of combining credibilism...
Article in Journal | Posted 18/01/2016
Haack, Susan (1979). Fallibilism and Necessity
Article in Journal | Posted 18/01/2016
Cooke, Elizabeth F. (2003). Peirce, Fallibilism, and the Science of Mathematics
Article in Journal | Posted 29/12/2015
Margolis, Joseph (2007). Rethinking Peirce's Fallibilism
The article explores the doctrine of fallibilism of philosopher Charles S. Peirce. Peirce was committed to the grounds of realism and idealism. His fallibilism focused on truth, the natural world,...
Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Reilly, Francis E. (1970). Charles Peirce's Theory of Scientific Method
Article in Journal | Posted 16/11/2014
Lanigan, Richard (2014). Peirce and the Cenoscopic Science of Signs
Peirce uses the covering term Semiotic to include his major divisions of thought and communication process: (1) Speculative Grammar, or the study of beliefs independent of the structure of language (...
Monograph | Posted 16/10/2014
Gava, Gabriele (2014). Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective

This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that...

Monograph | Posted 29/07/2014
Cooke, Elizabeth F. (2006). Peirce's Pragmatic Theory of Inquiry: Fallibilism and Indeterminacy

The philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is very important at every stage of the history of modern American thought. It informs William James's evolutionary metaphysics, John Dewey's...

Monograph | Posted 27/06/2013
Hookway, Christopher (2012). The Pragmatic Maxim: Essays on Peirce and Pragmatism

Christopher Hookway presents a series of essays on the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1913), the 'founder of pragmatism' and one of the most important and original American...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 06/05/2013
Rosenthal, Sandra: "The Percipuum and the Issue of Foundations"

A good deal of attention is beginning to be focused on Peirce’s understanding of perceptual judgments and the issue of foundations, and ultimately the nature of the percipuum is central to this...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/01/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter I. Intended Characters of this Treatise"

No; but there is nothing at all in our knowledge which we have any warrant at all for regarding as absolute in any particular. Absolute infallibility may belong to the pope and the ecumenical...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/01/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Section II. Why Study Logic? "

The method of this book, therefore, is to accept the reasonings of pure mathematics as beyond all doubt. It is fallible, as everything human is fallible. Twice two may perhaps not be four.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/01/2013
Quote from "[Notes on Religious and Scientific Infallibilism]"

For years [—] I used for myself to collect my ideas under the designation fallibilism; and indeed the first step toward finding out is to acknowledge you do not satisfactorily...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/01/2013
Quote from "Fallibilism, Continuity, and Evolution [R]"

All positive reasoning is of the nature of judging the proportion of something in a whole collection by the proportion found in a sample. Accordingly, there are three things to which we can never...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/01/2013
Quote from "Fallibilism, Continuity, and Evolution [R]"

… . On the whole, then, we cannot in any way reach perfect certitude nor exactitude. We never can be absolutely sure of anything, nor can we with any probability ascertain...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/01/2013
Quote from "Fallibilism, Continuity, and Evolution [R]"

To return to our friends the Conservatives; these ladies and gentlemen will tell me this doctrine of fallibilism can never be admitted because the consequences from it would undermine Religion. I...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/01/2013
Quote from "Fallibilism, Continuity, and Evolution [R]"

Thus, the universe is not a mere mechanical result of the operation of blind law. The most obvious of all its characters cannot be so explained. It is the multitudinous facts of all...