Keyword: Fallibilism

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

… let me call your attention to the natural affinity of this principle to the doctrine of fallibilism. The principle of continuity is the idea of fallibilism objectified. For...

Manuscript | Posted 05/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1911-01). Notes for my Logical Criticism of Articles of the Christian Creed. MS [R] 846

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c.1910-3, pp. 1-14.
Published in entirety as 7.97-109.

Dated Jan. 1911 by Christian Kloesel

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 29/12/2012
Chiasson, Phyllis: "Peirce and the Continuum of Means and Ends"

It may seem obvious that, before we can begin to verify a hypothesis, we must somehow “acquire” one. Yet, until Peirce began working on his theory of abduction, little thought had been given to...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 20/12/2012
Chiasson, Phyllis: "Peirce’s Logic of Vagueness"

Peirce’s “logic of vagueness” asserts that vagueness (which can never be completely done away with) can have the paradoxical effect of “entirely destroying doubt.” Yet the ability to engage...