Keyword: Proposition

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/01/2015
Quote from "Notes on Topical Geometry"

Symbols are of three classes: terms, which call attention to things or quasi-things; propositions, which declare facts; and arguments,...

Manuscript | Posted 12/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1899-1900 [c.]). Notes on Topical Geometry. MS [R] 142

A. MS., G-undated-16 [c.1899-1900?], 6 pp., plus 2 pp. each of two other drafts having the same title as above.
Published, in part, as 8.368n23. Omitted from publication are definitions of “...

Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Atkins, Richard K. (2011). This Proposition is Not True: C.S. Peirce and the Liar Paradox
An essay is presented that discusses philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce's proposed solutions to the Liar Paradox (LP), which involves the apparently self-contradictory assertion that one's...
Article in Journal | Posted 29/10/2014
Bellucci, Francesco (2014). Peirce and the Unity of the Proposition
The paper addresses the issue of propositional unity in Peirce's logic: what distinguishes a proposition from a mere list of constituents, so that the former is able to say something while the...
News | Posted 20/10/2014
The Actuality of Peirce’s Thought

The 2014 Lisbon Centennial Peirce (1839-1914) Workshop


10th of November

  • 14h00‐17h00 Frederik Stjernfelt University of...
Manuscript | Posted 23/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lectures on Logic, to be delivered at the Lowell Institute. Winter of 1903-1904. Lecture I. MS [R] 454

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 1-26.
Existential graphs as a system for expressing any assertion with precision is not intended to facilitate but to analyze...

Manuscript | Posted 12/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1905-07 [c.]). On the theory of Collections and Multitude. MS [R] 31

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1905-07?], 2 pp.; plus 1 p. (p. 2) (“Note on Collections”).

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...

Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). Foundations of Mathematics [R]. MS [R] 9

A. MS., n.p. [c.1903?], pp. 1-5, with rejected pages. Vagueness, generality, and singularity.

Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). On the Foundations of Mathematics. MS [R] 8

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1903?], pp. 1-4, 3-4; 4-8 of another draft.

Manuscript | Posted 31/08/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). On the Foundations of Mathematics. MS [R] 7

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1903?], pp. 1-16, with 3 rejected pages; 17-19 of another draft.
Mathematics as dealing essentially with signs. The MSS. below (Nos. 8-11) are...

News | Posted 28/06/2014
New Book on Peirce's Doctrine of Dicisigns

Frederik Stjernfelt: Natural Propositions: The Actuality of Peirce's Doctrine of Dicisigns (Docent Press, 2014)

Natural Propositions is about the desirable consequence of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/06/2014
Quote from "New Elements (Kaina stoiceia)"

It is remarkable that while neither a pure icon nor a pure index can assert anything, an index which forces something to be an icon, as a weathercock does, or which forces us to regard it...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/06/2014
Quote from "Short Logic"

An act of consciousness in which a person thinks he recognizes a belief is called a judgment. The expression of a judgment is called in logic a proposition...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/08/2013
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on Pragmatism: Lecture V"

A representamen is either a rhema, a proposition, or an argument. An argument is a representamen which separately shows what interpretant it is intended to...

Manuscript | Posted 18/08/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On Signs [R]. MS [R] 793

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 1-4, 10-14; plus 9 pp. of variants and 1 p. (fragment).
An attempt to define “sign” as a medium for the communication of form....

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 07/04/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903 [c.]). Logical Tracts. No. 1. On Existential Graphs. MS [R] 491

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c 1903], pp. 1-12; 1-10; 1-3; 11 pp. of variants. Logical and existential graphs (pp. 1-12). Basic definitions and principles of...

Manuscript | Posted 03/02/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. C. S. Peirce's Lowell lnstitute Lectures. 1903, Seventh Lecture. Introduction Vol. I. MS [R] 473

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 2-92.
Published, in part, as 7.110-130 (pp. 36-84). Omitted from publication: a discussion of deduction,...

Manuscript | Posted 27/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1895). Short Logic: Chapter I. Of Reasoning in General. MS [R] 595

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c.1893-3, pp. 1-32, 33-38; plus 14 pp. of variants.
Selections published as follows: 2.286-291 (pp. 6-13); 2.295-296 (pp. 14-16); 2.435-443 (pp. 23-29...