Keyword: Nominalism

Dictionary Entry | Posted 03/04/2015
Quote from "Cambridge Lectures on Reasoning and the Logic of Things: Detached Ideas on Vitally Important Topics. Lecture II"

Roughly speaking, the nominalists conceived the general element of cognition to be merely a convenience for understanding this and that fact and to amount to nothing except for cognition...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 03/04/2015
Quote from "Pragmatism"

The nominalistic color which an apparent accident made ascendant even to this day throughout European philosophy is merely that perversion of pragmatism which consists in ...

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 03/11/2014
Fennell, Jon (2013). Polanyi, Universals, and the Nominalism Controversy
During and after World War II Michael Polanyi emerged from the world of science as a major philosopher with a distinctive voice and perspective that even now influences inquirers in a remarkably wide...
Manuscript | Posted 28/08/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). Sketch of Dichotomic Mathematics. MS [R] 4

A. MS., n.p., [c.1903?], pp. 1-52 (p. 25 missing), with 11 pp. of variants.
Nominal and real definitions; definition of terms, e.g., “postulate,” “axiom,” “corrollary,” “theorem,” which are...

Monograph | Posted 27/06/2014
Oleksy, Mateusz W. (2009). Realism and Individualism: Charles S. Peirce and the Threat of Modern Nominalism
Encyclopedia Article | Posted 10/05/2014
Rosenthal, Sandra: "Idealism and the Elusiveness of a Peircean Label"

To understand the significance of Peirce’s self-proclaimed idealism within the context of his metaphysical system, it must be viewed not only in terms of the modifications he makes, but also–...

Monograph | Posted 08/04/2014
Forster, Paul (2011). Peirce and the Threat of Nominalism

Charles Peirce, the founder of pragmatism, was a thinker of extraordinary depth and range - he wrote on philosophy, mathematics, psychology, physics, logic, phenomenology, semiotics, religion and...

Manuscript | Posted 05/05/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1893-1895 [c.]). Division III. Substantial Study of Logic. Chapter VI. The Essence of Reasoning. MS [R] 409

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-1893-5, pp. 85-141 (pp. sog, 130 missing), with 8 pp. of variants.
Published, in part, as 4.53-56 (but not all of 56) and 4.61-79 (...

Manuscript | Posted 08/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. Lecture III [R]. MS [R] 460

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 1-22.
Published, in part, as 1.15-26 (pp. 2-21). Gamma graphs, the third part of existential graphs, rendered...

Manuscript | Posted 19/12/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1896 [c.]). Lessons of the History of Science. MS [R] 1288

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c. 1896-3 [sup(2)G-c.1896-3], pp. 1-47.
Published, in part, as 1.43-125. Unpublished: on blocking the path of inquiry; Ockham’s maxim and...

Manuscript | Posted 25/11/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1908). The Bed-Rock Beneath Pragmaticism. MS [R] 300

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-1905-1e, pp. 1-65; 33-40; 38-41; 37-38; 40-43.7; plus 64 pp. of fragments running brokenly from p. 1 to p. 60.
This was to have...

News | Posted 12/06/2012
Anderson and Hausman: "Conversations on Peirce: Reals and Ideals"

The book is a collection of chapters on the work of Charles S. Peirce that grew out of conversations between the authors over the last decade and a half. The chapters focus primarily on Peirce’s...