Logic

Keyword: Logic


Dictionary Entry | Posted 16/03/2018
Quote from "A Brief Intellectual Autobiography by Charles Sanders Peirce"

[Peirce] regards logic as the science of signs in general.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 15/03/2018
Quote from "A Brief Intellectual Autobiography by Charles Sanders Peirce"

Logic […] studies the relation of the phenomenon to the essential character of the phenomenon as controllable, that is, its reasonableness, or embodying an idea. That which...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/03/2018
Quote from "The Regenerated Logic"

Logic may be defined as the science of the laws of the stable establishment of beliefs.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 28/02/2018
Quote from "Logic. The Theory of Reasoning. Part I. Exact Logic. Introduction. What is Logic"

Logic proper is the theory of reasoning. That is to say, it is the study which aims to ascertain what must be the perceptible relations between possible facts in order that...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 28/02/2018
Quote from "Logic. The Theory of Reasoning. Part I. Exact Logic. Introduction. What is Logic"

Logic is the Theory of Reasoning. Its main business is to ascertain the conditions upon which the just strength of reasoning depends.

Manuscript | Posted 28/02/2018
Peirce, Charles S. (1908). The First Part of An Apology for Pragmaticism. MS [R] 296

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1907-08 or 18 months after “Prolegomena”], pp. 1-14; 14-32, with p. 25 missing (but with no break in the text); pp. 7-16 of another draft; plus 24 pp...

Manuscript | Posted 27/02/2018
Peirce, Charles S. (1897 [c.]). Logic. The Theory of Reasoning. Part I. Exact Logic. Introduction. What is Logic. MS [R] 735

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 1-2, 1-5, 1-13, with a title page and a table of contents. Logic is the theory of reasoning and, as such, it is not a branch of psychology (pp...

Article in Journal | Posted 04/02/2018
Legris, Javier (2017). Peirce’s Diagrammatic Logic and the Opposition between Logic as Calculus vs. Logic as Universal Language
In the last century Jaakko Hintikka tried to determine Peirce’s locus within the framework of the “Logic as Calculus vs. Logic as Universal Language” opposition in the history of mathematical logic,...
Monograph | Posted 31/01/2018
Bellucci, Francesco (2018). Peirce’s Speculative Grammar: Logic as Semiotics

Peirce’s Speculative Grammar: Logic as Semiotics offers a comprehensive, philologically accurate, and exegetically ambitious developmental account of Peirce’s theory of speculative...

Article in Journal | Posted 08/10/2017
Hull, Kathleen (1994). Why Hanker After Logic? Mathematical Imagination, Creativity and Perception in Peirce's Systematic Philosophy
Focuses on the 'logic of creativity' in Charles Sanders Peirce's philosophy through the wide-angle lens of his emerging architectonic. Peirce's distinction between mathematics and...
Article in Journal | Posted 16/09/2017
Brandt, Per A. (1997). How Logic Evolves from Representation: Peirce's Early Semiotics in the First Harvard Lecture
Focuses on the ontology of logic conceptualized by philosopher Charles S. Peirce as displayed in the first of his eleven Harvard Lectures. Examination of his psychological and unpsychological...
Article in Journal | Posted 14/09/2017
Byrnes, John (1998). Peirce's First-Order Logic of 1885
Analyzes a formal system which captures the calculus presented by Peirce in his book 'On the Algebra of Logic: A Contribution to the Philosophy of Notation.' Aims of Peirce to develop an...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/09/2017
Quote from "Adirondack Summer School Lectures"

Logic […] is but an application of ethics to thought. For reasoning differs from the formation of a new belief by the action of the association of ideas only be being a deliberate,...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 24/08/2017
Quote from "On the System of Existential Graphs Considered as an Instrument for the Investigation of Logic"

…we may as well consider Logic as the Science of the Nature of Signs, Semeiotic.

Manuscript | Posted 24/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On the System of Existential Graphs Considered as an Instrument for the Investigation of Logic. MS [R] 499(s)
Dictionary Entry | Posted 24/08/2017
Quote from "On the System of Existential Graphs Considered as an Instrument for the Investigation of Logic"

…it will be necessary for the present and for a long time to come to regard logic, not as a distinct science, but as only a department of the science of the general...

Manuscript | Posted 24/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On the System of Existential Graphs Considered as an Instrument for the Investigation of Logic. MS [R] 499

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook (Harvard Cooperative), n.p., n.d.
The value of logical algebras. Logic as a calculus: CSP’s minority report. The way in which the system of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 24/08/2017
Quote from "On Existential Graphs as an Instrument of Logical Research"

…the very kernel of logic consists in the investigation of the validity of arguments, which depend upon their necessary conformity (whether perfect or not) to real facts. Now thinking one way or...

Manuscript | Posted 24/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On Existential Graphs as an Instrument of Logical Research. MS [R] 498

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook (Harvard Cooperative), n.p., n.d.
Evidently prepared as an address to the American Academy. CSP mentions that existential graphs were...

Article in Journal | Posted 17/08/2017
Howat, Andrew (2014). Peirce on Grounding the Laws of Logic
This paper is a contribution to the long-standing debate over the coherence of Charles Sanders Peirce's overall system of philosophy. It approaches that issue through the lens of a contemporary...

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