Keyword: Hume

Article in Journal | Posted 23/08/2017
Roberts, Don D. (1988). Charles Peirce and David Hume
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Meyers, Robert G. (2002). Peirce's Extension of Empiricism
Argues that Charles Peirce rejects Rene Descartes' dualism and conception of reason. Significance of David Hume's naturalist theory of the imagination; Defense of normativity in...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Pitt, Joseph C. (2005). Hume and Peirce on Belief, Or, Why Belief Should Not be Considered an Epistemic Category
Explores the role of belief in connecting knowledge to action. Views of philosophers David Hume and Charles Peirce on the nature and role of belief; Consequences of considering the causal role of...
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 25/11/2014
O'hara, David L. (2008). Peirce, Plato and Miracles: On the Mature Peirce's Re-discovery of Plato and the Overcoming of Nominalistic Prejudice in History
The article discusses the view of theorist Charles Sanders Peirce concerning miracles and explores how philosophers David Hume and Plato influenced him in addressing the nominalistic and anti-miracle...
Article in Journal | Posted 31/10/2014
Legg, Cathy (2014). “Things Unreasonably Compulsory”: A Peircean Challenge to a Humean Theory of Perception, Particularly With Respect to Perceiving Necessary Truths
Much mainstream analytic epistemology is built around a sceptical treatment of modality which descends from Hume. The roots of this scepticism are argued to lie in Hume’s (nominalist) theory of...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Kasser, Jeff (2011). How Settled are Settled Beliefs in ''The Fixation of Belief''?
The article discusses the article “The Fixation of Belief" by Charles S. Peirce, focusing on the idea of fixity or stability of belief. The epistemological views of philosophers such as Rene...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Massecar, Aaron (2012). Peirce's Interesting Associations
The article discusses the American pragmatic philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce's theory on the association of ideas. The impact that the philosophy of the empiricist David Hume had on Peirce...
Manuscript | Posted 08/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). On the Logic of Quantity, and especially of Infinity. MS [R] 16

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS, n.p., [c.1895], pp. 1, 5-9, 7-18, 18-20.
Several definitions of “mathematics,” including Aristotle’s and CSP’s. Mathematical proof and probable reasoning...