Keyword: General

Article in Journal | Posted 08/10/2017
Wells, Kelley J. (1994). Contra Margolis' Peircean Constructivism: A Peircean Pragmatic Logos
Comments on an article on the principles of philosopher Charles S. Peirce on realism and universal generals. Claims concerning Peirce's basis for the status of universal generals; Views on the...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/08/2017
Quote from "Topics: Chapter I. Singular Systems"

It is essential clearly to discriminate between vagueness and generality. As applied to assertions, this distinction is very easy. Namely, an assertion is comprehensive...

Manuscript | Posted 21/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1903 [c.]). Topics. Chapter I. Singular Systems. MS [R] 151

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., 3 pp.
Firstness, or qualities, are positive albeit vague determinations. Vagueness and generality discriminated.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/08/2017
Quote from "Foundations of Mathematics [R]"

If a sign allows a latitude of choice to the interpreter, within certain limits and in certain respects, as to what its object or meaning shall be regarded as being, it may...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/08/2017
Quote from "Foundations of Mathematics [R]"

If a sign is apt to represent many things, the option as to what single thing it shall be taken to represent may be reserved by the utterer of it, to whom it naturally belongs; in which case it...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/08/2017
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

The October remarks made the proper distinction between the two kinds of indeterminacy, viz: indefiniteness and generality, of which the former consists in the sign’s not sufficiently expressing...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/08/2017
Quote from "Issues of Pragmaticism"

A sign (under which designation I place every kind of thought, and not alone external signs) that is in any respect objectively indeterminate (i.e., whose object is...

Manuscript | Posted 07/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures of 1903. Lecture III. 2nd Draught. MS [R] 463

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 11-17 (pp. 1-9 are mathematical notes and have nothing to do with the lecture).
On multitude and collection.

Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Wilson, Aaron (2012). The Perception of Generals
The article presents an interpretation of the American pragmatist Charles Sanders Peirce's philosophy regarding the perception of generals, which are also referred to as Thirds. An overview of...
Manuscript | Posted 19/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1901-02 [c.]). An Illustration of Dynamics. MS [R] 49

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1901-02?], pp. 1-20, with 3 pp. of variants.
Setting out from two problems of dynamics both of which require for their solution the method of...

Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). On Quantity, with special reference to Collectional and Mathematical Infinity. MS [R] 14

Robin Catalogue:
The nature of mathematics, pure and applied. In general, mathematics is concerned with the substance of hypotheses, drawing necessary conclusions from them; pure...

Manuscript | Posted 03/02/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. C. S. Peirce's Lowell lnstitute Lectures. 1903, Seventh Lecture. Introduction Vol. I. MS [R] 473

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 2-92.
Published, in part, as 7.110-130 (pp. 36-84). Omitted from publication: a discussion of deduction,...