Practical Science

Keyword: Practical Science

Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/07/2015
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

The present writer will call […] science which differs from [heuretic science] in all the important respects which result from investigation being pursued, not because of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/07/2015
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

I recognize two branches of science: Theoretical, whose purpose is simply and solely knowledge of God’s truth; and Practical, for the uses of life.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/05/2015
Quote from "Reason's Conscience: A Practical Treatise on the Theory of Discovery; Wherein logic is conceived as Semeiotic"

Practical Science, or the theory of the arts, is that science which is selected, arranged, and further investigated in details as a guide to the practice of an art...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/05/2015
Quote from "L [R]"

The third group of sciences consists of so much of the activity of building up edifices of knowledge as is motivated by a desire of ministering to a human want, whether...

Manuscript | Posted 12/05/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1905-06 [c.]). Chapter III. The Nature of Logical Inquiry. MS [R] 606

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [1905-06?], pp. 1-29, with 2 pp. of variants.
“Maiotic” method of Socrates. The Athenian Schools and the emergence of Aristotle. Why the logical...

Manuscript | Posted 04/05/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (nd). A Suggested Classification of the Sciences. MS [R] 1339

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 1-13; 1-6.
Some of the ways in which CSP’s scheme differs from other schemes. CSP’s point of departure is Comte. Division of science...

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...