Keyword: Reason

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/03/2018
Quote from "Lecture I [R]"

The very being of the General, of Reason, consists in its governing individual events. So, then, the essence of Reason is such that its being never can have been completely perfected. It...

Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Meyers, Robert G. (2002). Peirce's Extension of Empiricism
Argues that Charles Peirce rejects Rene Descartes' dualism and conception of reason. Significance of David Hume's naturalist theory of the imagination; Defense of normativity in...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 11/11/2015
Quote from "Paulsen's Kant"

In the best philosophical use of English words, “reasoning” is a well-known operation of a mind, and “reasoning power” (or, less well, “reason”) is the faculty of performing it. “The Reason” is a...

Manuscript | Posted 22/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture I [R]. MS [R] 449

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 37-61.
Published, in part, as 1.611-615 and 8.176 (except 176n3) (pp. 37-49 and 51-53). Unpublished: criticism of Sigwart and...

Manuscript | Posted 08/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). On the Logic of Quantity, and especially of Infinity. MS [R] 16

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS, n.p., [c.1895], pp. 1, 5-9, 7-18, 18-20.
Several definitions of “mathematics,” including Aristotle’s and CSP’s. Mathematical proof and probable reasoning...

Manuscript | Posted 25/11/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1908). The Bed-Rock Beneath Pragmaticism. MS [R] 300

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-1905-1e, pp. 1-65; 33-40; 38-41; 37-38; 40-43.7; plus 64 pp. of fragments running brokenly from p. 1 to p. 60.
This was to have...