Keyword: Mind

Article in Journal | Posted 16/09/2017
Pape, Helmut (1997). Love's Power and the Causality of Mind: C. S. Peirce on the Place of Mind and Culture in Evolution
Discusses a positive thesis about human culture. Information on mental causality in Charles Peirce's evolutionary cosmology; Distinction between the law of love and the law of mind; Types of...
Article in Edited Collection | Posted 05/09/2017
Semetsky, Inna (2017). The Embodied Mind: Education as the Transformation of Habits. In: Edusemiotics - A Handbook
Mind as embodied in nature—in contrast to the human mind and natural world being considered binary categories as separate Cartesian substances that oppose each other—is a feature of edusemiotics....
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Skagestad, Peter (1999). Peirce's Inkstand as an External Embodiment of Mind
Deals with the importance of a passage from philosopher Charles Peirce. Details on the symbolism of Peirce's inkstand and its relation to thinkers; Cognitive role of mathematical notation;...
Article in Journal | Posted 18/01/2016
Delaney, C. F. (1979). Peirce's Account of Mental Activity
Article in Journal | Posted 05/01/2016
Kato, Takafumi (2015). A Peircean revision of the theory of extended mind
This paper focuses on C. S. Peirce’s theory of mind. Although there are only a few studies on this subject, Peirce’s theory of mind has potential impacts even in the contemporary context. This paper...
News | Posted 16/11/2015
Conference on Pragmatism and the Brain

University of North Carolina at Asheville Thursday June 2, Friday June 3, and Saturday June 4, 2016

  • workshops on Thursday & Friday
  • main program on Friday evening and...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/10/2015
Quote from "Uniformity"

The hypothesis suggested by the present writer is that all laws are results of evolution; that underlying all other laws is the only tendency which can grow by its own virtue, the tendency of all...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/10/2015
Quote from "Pragmatism"

a mind may, with advantage, be roughly defined as a sign-creator in connection with a reaction-machine.

Article in Journal | Posted 29/11/2014
De Villiers, Tanya (2007). Why Peirce matters: the symbol in Deacon’s Symbolic Species
In “Why brains matter: an integrational perspective on The Symbolic Species” Cowley (2002) [Language Sciences 24, 73–95] suggests that Deacon pictures brains as being able to process words qua...
Article in Journal | Posted 23/11/2014
Beever, Jonathan, Cisney, Vernon (2013). All Things in Mind: Panpsychist Elements in Spinoza, Deleuze, and Peirce
Benedict de Spinoza, C.S. Peirce, and Gilles Deleuze delineate a trajectory through the history of ideas in the dialogue about the potentials and limitations of panpsychism, the view that world is...
News | Posted 20/10/2014
The Actuality of Peirce’s Thought

The 2014 Lisbon Centennial Peirce (1839-1914) Workshop


10th of November

  • 14h00‐17h00 Frederik Stjernfelt University of...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 11/06/2014
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

To begin with the psychologists have not yet made it clear what Mind is. I do not mean its substratum; but they have not even made it clear what a psychical phenomenon is. Far less has any notion...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 08/05/2013
Fetzer, James: "Peirce and the Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence"

A philosophical appraisal of historical positions on the nature of thought, mentality, and intelligence, this survey begins with the views of Descartes, Turing, and Newell and Simon, but includes...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

Mind has its universal mode of action, namely, by final causation. The microscopist looks to see whether the motions of a little creature show any purpose. If so, there is...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/04/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

The psychologists say that consciousness is the essential attribute of mind; and that purpose is only a special modification. I hold that purpose, or rather, final causation, of which purpose is...

Manuscript | Posted 09/03/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1906). Introduction to Existential Graphs and an Improvement on the Gamma Graphs [R]. MS [R] 490

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1906-2.
CSP wrote on the cover of the notebook: “For the National Academy of Sci. 1906 April Meeting in Washington.” Published,...

Manuscript | Posted 08/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). CSP's Lowell Lectures of 1903. 2nd Part of 3rd Draught of Lecture III. MS [R] 465

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, October 12, 1903, pp. 68-126; A1-A8.
Published, in part, as 1.521-544 (pp. 68-126, with only the first and last paragraphs...