Natural Classification

Keyword: Natural Classification


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)
Article in Journal | Posted 29/12/2015
Hawkins, Stephen B. (2007). Desire and Natural Classification: Aristotle and Peirce on Final Cause
The article discusses the influence of Aristotle on philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce, particularly on the topic of final cause. According to the article, an important hurdle to grasping and...
Monograph | Posted 21/12/2015
Hulswit, Menno (2002). From Cause to Causation: A Peircean Perspective
Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/05/2015
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

All classification, whether artificial or natural, is the arrangement of objects according to ideas. A natural classification is the arrangement of them according to those...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/05/2015
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

All natural classification is […] essentially, we may almost say, an attempt to find out the true genesis of the objects classified. But by genesis must be understood, not...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/05/2015
Quote from "Minute Logic: Of the Classification of the Sciences. Second Paper. Of the Practical Sciences"

Every class is constituted and held together by a concept or idea expressed in its definition. Every arrangement of ideas is itself an idea. Consequently, every classification whatever is governed...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 22/12/2012
Hulswit, Menno: "Natural Classes and Causation"

In this article, Peirce’s conception of natural class is discussed. It is shown that Peirce’s mature conception of natural class is intimately related to his conception of (final) causation....