Keyword: Realism

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...

Manuscript | Posted 23/10/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1909). Meaning Pragmatism [R]. MS [R] 623

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-1909-1, June 5-7, 1909, pp. 43-50.
Published, in part, as 1.27 (pp. 48-50). Unpublished: an historical explanation of the popularity of nominalism in...

Manuscript | Posted 22/08/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1893). How to Reason: A Critick of Arguments. Advertisement [R]. MS [R] 398

A. MS., G-1893-5, pp. 1-11.
Only the last 4 paragraphs (pp. 10-11) published: Collected Papers, Vol. 8, pp. 278-279. Unpublished: a summary of CSP’s work in philosophy and logic which is...

Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Skagestad, Peter (1981). The Road of Inquiry: Charles Peirce's Pragmatic Realism
Article in Journal | Posted 17/11/2014
Mclaughlin, Amy L. (2009). Peircean Polymorphism: Between Realism and Anti-realism
The article presents an attempt to reconcile realism and anti-realism, or idealism, using theories of pragmatism and polymorphism developed by Charles S. Peirce. It is argued that the world does, in...
Article in Journal | Posted 16/11/2014
White, Ryan (2013). Pragmatism after Humanism: Peirce, Rorty, and Realism
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Fennell, Jon (2013). Polanyi, Universals, and the Nominalism Controversy
During and after World War II Michael Polanyi emerged from the world of science as a major philosopher with a distinctive voice and perspective that even now influences inquirers in a remarkably wide...
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Moses, Greg (2013). A Compass for Valuation: Peircean Realism in Alain Locke's Functional Theory of Value
When Alain Locke developed a philosophy of valuation that he termed "functional relativism, " he contrasted his position to "value realism, " apparently because he wanted to keep...
Monograph | Posted 27/06/2014
Oleksy, Mateusz W. (2009). Realism and Individualism: Charles S. Peirce and the Threat of Modern Nominalism
Encyclopedia Article | Posted 10/05/2014
Rosenthal, Sandra: "Idealism and the Elusiveness of a Peircean Label"

To understand the significance of Peirce’s self-proclaimed idealism within the context of his metaphysical system, it must be viewed not only in terms of the modifications he makes, but also–...

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 (...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 10/01/2013
Rosenthal, Sandra: "World and Its Bi-Polar Dimensions"

Peirce never explicitly clarifies his understanding of “the real world,” though he refers to it frequently throughout his writings. This lack can well go unremarked, for it is a common sense term...

Manuscript | Posted 08/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. Lecture III [R]. MS [R] 460

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 1-22.
Published, in part, as 1.15-26 (pp. 2-21). Gamma graphs, the third part of existential graphs, rendered...

News | Posted 12/06/2012
Anderson and Hausman: "Conversations on Peirce: Reals and Ideals"

The book is a collection of chapters on the work of Charles S. Peirce that grew out of conversations between the authors over the last decade and a half. The chapters focus primarily on Peirce’s...