Keyword: Philosophy

Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1896). On the Logic of Quantity. MS [R] 13

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1895], pp. 1-13; 7-12, with an alternative p. 8 of another draft.
The principal questions raised are these: Why mathematics always deals with a...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 26/05/2014
Quote from "A Logical Critique of Essential Articles of Religious Faith"

By Philosophy, I mean that branch of heuretic science (the science of discovery,) which, in the first place, seeks categorical truth, and does not, like mathematics, content itself with...

Link | Posted 13/05/2014
The Collected Papers, Vol. I: Principles of Philosophy

The first volume of the The Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce, published on line by Originally published in 1931, edited by Charles Hartshorne and Paul Weiss.

Link | Posted 17/04/2014

Synthese is a philosophy journal focusing on contemporary issues in epistemology, philosophy of science, and related fields.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 04/02/2013
Quote from "Cambridge Lectures on Reasoning and the Logic of Things: Philosophy and the Conduct of Life"

Philosophy seems to consist of two parts, Logic and Metaphysics. I exclude Ethics, for two reasons. In the first place, as the science of the end and aim of life, [ethics] seems to be exclusively...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 04/02/2013
Quote from "On Quantity, with special reference to Collectional and Mathematical Infinity"

Philosophy, which makes no special observations, but uses facts commonly known. In order to be exact, it must rest on mathematical principles. It divides...

Manuscript | Posted 04/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Syllabus: Syllabus of a course of Lectures at the Lowell Institute beginning 1903, Nov. 23. On Some Topics of Logic. MS [R] 478

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-1903-2b and G-1903-2d, pp. 1-168 (pp. 106-136 missing); a second title page; pp. 2-23 of a revised section; 69 pp. of variants; and a...

Manuscript | Posted 25/11/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1897). Multitude and Number. MS [R] 25

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-1897-1, pp. 1-82, with rejected or alternative pages running brokenly from p. 7 to p. 71.
Most of manuscript was published (4.170-...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 15/10/2012
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

Among the theoretical sciences [of discovery], I distinguish three classes, all resting upon observation, but being observational in very different senses.
Class II is...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 15/10/2012
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on Pragmatism: Lecture II"

Philosophy, as I understand the word, is a positive theoretical science, and a science in an early stage of development. As such it has no more to do with...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 15/10/2012
Quote from "A Syllabus of Certain Topics of Logic"

Science of Discovery is either, I. Mathematics; II. Philosophy; or III. Idioscopy.

Mathematics studies what is and what is not logically possible, without making itself responsible for its...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 15/10/2012
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

Two meanings of the term ‘philosophy’ call for our particular notice. The two meanings agree in making philosophical knowledge positive, that is in making it a knowledge of things real,...