Scholastic Realism

Keyword: Scholastic Realism

Manuscript | Posted 28/02/2018
Peirce, Charles S. (1908). The First Part of An Apology for Pragmaticism. MS [R] 296

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1907-08 or 18 months after “Prolegomena”], pp. 1-14; 14-32, with p. 25 missing (but with no break in the text); pp. 7-16 of another draft; plus 24 pp...

Article in Journal | Posted 14/09/2017
Pihlström, Sami (1998). Peircean Scholastic Realism and Transcendental Arguments
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Sorrell, Kory (2001). Peirce and a Pragmatic Reconception of Substance
Discusses the development of a pragmatic conception of substance in relation to philosopher Charles Peirce's scholastic realism. Details of Peirce's categories of substance; Arguments...
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...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/11/2015
Quote from "Essays Toward the Interpretation of our Thoughts. My Pragmatism"

the doctrine of the scholastic realists was that some, – not all, – generals have an “objective” truth,

Dictionary Entry | Posted 13/10/2015
Quote from "Notes on Portions of Hume's "Treatise on Human Nature""

The scholastic realist says, “[…] there are real laws (or necessities,) and real possibilities. They are not actual: they do not exist: but they are not...

Manuscript | Posted 08/07/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture VII [R]. MS [R] 474

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 96-152.
Volume II of the Seventh Lecture. Law, uniformity, and variety. Critical comments on Mill’s views on the uniformity of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 13/01/2015
Quote from "A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God (G)"

the doctrine of scholastic realism neither is that all concepts are real (which would be the ne plus ultra of absurdity) nor that any concept is ...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/06/2014
Quote from "Some Consequences of Four Incapacities"

But it follows that since no cognition of ours is absolutely determinate, generals must have a real existence. Now this scholastic realism is usually set down as a belief in metaphysical fictions...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/06/2014
Quote from "Issues of Pragmaticism"

Another doctrine which is involved in Pragmaticism as an essential consequence of it, but which the writer defended (Journal of Speculative Philosophy 1868, and North American Review...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/06/2014
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on Pragmatism: Lecture IV. The Seven Systems of Metaphysics"

It is the same with the operations of nature. With overwhelming uniformity, in our past experience, direct and indirect, stones left free to fall have fallen. Thereupon two hypotheses only are...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/06/2014
Quote from "Letter draft to Mario Calderoni"

Even Duns Scotus is too nominalistic when he says that universals are contracted to the mode of individuality in singulars, meaning, as he does, by singulars, ordinary existing things. The...

Manuscript | Posted 03/02/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1908 [c.]). A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God (G). MS [R] 842

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c.1905-1, pp. 1-134 (p. 27 and pp. 109-120 missing), with 40 pp. Of variants and 1 p. (“Contents of G”).
Published, in part, as 2.755-772,...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 22/12/2012
Hulswit, Menno: "Natural Classes and Causation"

In this article, Peirce’s conception of natural class is discussed. It is shown that Peirce’s mature conception of natural class is intimately related to his conception of (final) causation....