Keyword: Plausibility

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/09/2014
Quote from "Letters to Paul Carus"

The names which I would propose for general adoption for the three different kinds of acceptability of propositions are

Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/06/2014
Quote from "Note (Notes on Art. III) [R]"

I shall in these notes endeavor to mark the three ways of falling short of certainty by the three terms probability, verisimilitude or likelihood, and plausibility...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 20/12/2012
Wirth, Uwe: "Abductive Reasoning and Language Philosophy: Peirce's and Davidson's Account of Interpretation"

The Peircean idea of interpretation as an inferential process of hypothesis adoption reveals a suprising anticipation of the account of interpretation deployed by Davidson in his article “A nice...