Realism

Keyword: Realism


Article in Journal | Posted 08/10/2017
Parker, Kelly (1994). Peirce's Semeiotic and Ontology
Discusses the use of the terms realism and idealism in characterizing the philosophy of Charles Peirce. Concerns which led Peirce to affirm logical realism and metaphysical idealism; Features of...
Article in Journal | Posted 08/10/2017
Hausman, Carl, Anderson, Douglas R. (1994). The Telos of Peirce's Realism: Some Comments on Margolis's "The Passing of Peirce's Realism"
Comments on an article on the views of philosopher Charles S. Peirce on realism. Analysis of attempts bring Peirce's version of realism into the context of contemporary debates; Examination of...
Article in Journal | Posted 08/10/2017
Wells, Kelley J. (1994). Contra Margolis' Peircean Constructivism: A Peircean Pragmatic Logos
Comments on an article on the principles of philosopher Charles S. Peirce on realism and universal generals. Claims concerning Peirce's basis for the status of universal generals; Views on the...
Article in Journal | Posted 02/10/2017
Maddalena, Giovanni (2017). Scientific and not Scientistic: The Rich Realism of Pragmatism
In the late years, contemporary philosophy turned towards different forms of realism. Classic pragmatism becomes important again because it can grant a realism respectful of both science and common...
Article in Journal | Posted 02/10/2017
Friedman, Lesley (1995). C.S. Peirce's Transcendental and Immanent Realism
Focuses on Charles Sanders Peirce's late realism about universals. Peirce's two kinds of universals in his ontology; Discussion on Peircean qualities; Unembodied qualities and...
Article in Journal | Posted 24/09/2017
De Waal, Cornelis (1996). The Real Issue Between Nominalism and Realism, Peirce and Berkeley Reconsidered
Focuses on the nominalism and realism issue as explained by philosophers Charles Peirce and George Berkeley. Nominalist conception of reality which relates cognition with the external world; Overview...
Article in Journal | Posted 16/09/2017
Wells, Kelley J. (1997). The Thermodynamic Metaphor, Overdetermination and Peirce's Commitment to Realism
Examines the methodological and metaphysical principles behind the pragmatic methodology and the methaphysical claims of philosopher Charles S. Peirce. Elaboration on the nature of his realism;...
Article in Journal | Posted 14/09/2017
de Waal, Cornelis (1998). Peirce's Nominalist-Realist Distinction, an Untenable Dualism
Article in Journal | Posted 23/08/2017
Hookway, Christopher (1988). Pragmaticism and 'Kantian Realism'
Article in Journal | Posted 23/08/2017
Olshewsky, Thomas (1988). Peirce and Recent Realism
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
De Regt, Herman C. (1999). Peirce's Pragmatism, Scientific Realism, and the Problem of Underdetermination
Discusses the views of philosopher Charles Peirce on pragmatism, scientific realism and the problem of underdetermination. Details on Peirce's notion of abduction and its relation to scientific...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Scheffler, Israel (1999). A Plea for Plurealism
Focuses on the issue of plurealism, both realistic and pluralist in philosophy. Influences of philosophers Charles Peirce and Nelson Goodman; Discussion on the fundamental hypothesis of the method of...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Hausman, Carl L. (2002). Charles Peirce's Evolutionary Realism as a Process Philosophy
Focuses on Charles Peirce's evolutionary realism. Information on the twofold object of inquiry; Functions of the dynamical object.
Article in Journal | Posted 27/02/2016
Mayorga, Rosa (2004). The Hair: On the Difference between Peirce's Nominalism and His Realism
Discusses the difference between the realism thinking of philosophers Charles S. Peirce and Duns Scotus. Shifts on the thoughts of Peirce on Scotus' realism; Arguments on the stance of Peirce on...
Article in Journal | Posted 27/02/2016
Lane, Robert (2004). On Peirce's Early Realism
Addresses the anti-realist approach about generals and the intellectual development of scholar Charles Peirce. Attributes of realism and nominalism; Definition of scholastic realism; Discussion on...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Meyers, Robert G. (2005). Peirce's "Cheerful Hope" and the Varieties of Realism
Explores the theory on nominalism and realism of philosopher Charles S. Peirce. Views of Peirce on the philosophical concepts; Stages that led to the development of the philosopher's pragmatism...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Farber, Ilya (2005). Peirce on Reality, Truth, and the Convergence of Inquiry in the Limit
The article analyzes how American philosopher Charles Peirce understands the concept of reality. He identifies the real as that which is independent of what any individual thinks about it and as a...
Article in Journal | Posted 29/12/2015
Margolis, Joseph (2007). Rethinking Peirce's Fallibilism
The article explores the doctrine of fallibilism of philosopher Charles S. Peirce. Peirce was committed to the grounds of realism and idealism. His fallibilism focused on truth, the natural world,...
Monograph | Posted 10/12/2015
Mayorga, Rosa (2007). From Realism to 'Realicism': The Metaphysics of Charles Sanders Peirce
Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/10/2015
Quote from "Meaning Pragmatism [R]"

It must not be imagined that any notable realist of the thirteenth or fourteenth century took the ground that any “universal” was what we in English should call a “thing,” as it seems that, in an...

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