Keyword: Science

Dictionary Entry | Posted 24/08/2017
Quote from "On the System of Existential Graphs Considered as an Instrument for the Investigation of Logic"

…I must explain in what sense I speak of a “science”, – which is an abridged expression for a heuretic science, or science aiming at the discovery of new truth. Namely, I do not mean by science,...

Manuscript | Posted 24/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On the System of Existential Graphs Considered as an Instrument for the Investigation of Logic. MS [R] 499

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook (Harvard Cooperative), n.p., n.d.
The value of logical algebras. Logic as a calculus: CSP’s minority report. The way in which the system of...

Article in Edited Collection | Posted 23/08/2017
Hookway, Christopher (2000). Pragmatism: Commonsense and the Limits of Science. In: Proper Ambition of Science
Article in Journal | Posted 17/08/2017
Nubiola, Jaime (2014). Scientific Community and Cooperation in Peirce's European Letters
This contribution describes—with some documentary support from Peirce's correspondence of his first and second European trips—Peirce's conception of science as a collective and co-operative...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/08/2017
Quote from "Adirondack Summer School Lectures"

what I mean by a “science,” both for the purpose of this classification & in general, is the life devoted to the pursuit of truth according to the best known methods...

Article in Journal | Posted 20/12/2016
Gaultier, Benoit (2016). On Peirce's Claim that Belief Should Be Banished from Science
In this article I examine the ground and validity of Peirce's claim that 'belief has no place in science'. Contrary to the general view, such a claim should not be understood as merely...
Article in Journal | Posted 20/12/2016
Cowles, Henry M. (2016). The Age of Methods: William Whewell, Charles Peirce, and Scientific Kinds
For William Whewell and, later, Charles Peirce, the methods of science merited scientific examination themselves. Looking to history to build an inductive account of the scientific process, both men...
Article in Journal | Posted 26/02/2016
Pietarinen, Ahti-Veikko, Bellucci, Francesco (2014). New Light on Peirce’s Conceptions of Retroduction, Deduction, and Scientific Reasoning
We examine Charles S. Peirce’s mature views on the logic of science, especially as contained in his later and still mostly unpublished writings (1907–1914). We focus on two main issues. The first...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Nubiola, Jaime (2005). The Classification of the Sciences and Cross-disciplinarity
Looks at the classification of sciences identified by scientist-philosopher Charles S. Peirce. Life background of the philosopher; Information on the different classification of sciences studied by...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Hilpinen, Risto (2005). Notes on The Cambridge Companion to Peirce
The article focuses on philosophies of Charles Sanders Peirce. In this paper, Peirce is described as a theoretical philosopher. Moreover, views of Peirce on morality are presented. His philosophy of...
Article in Journal | Posted 18/01/2016
Skagestad, Peter (1979). C. S. Peirce on Biological Evolution and Scientific Progress
Monograph | Posted 18/12/2015
Bertilsson, Thora M. (2009). Peirce's Theory of Inquiry and Beyond: Towards a Social Reconstruction of Science Theory
News | Posted 18/11/2015
Science and Values in Peirce and Dewey: A Conference in Honour of Angus Kerr-Lawson

Keynote speaker: Catherine Legg, Waikato University (New Zealand)
Plenary speaker: Heather Douglas, University of Waterloo (Canada)

This conference will bring together scholars at the...

Article in Journal | Posted 17/11/2015
Cavallo, Andrew M. (2014). Two Key Differences between Science and Philosophy
C. S. Peirce made the following claim: If science reveals truth, then consensus among scientists can be expected in the limit. This article does not dispute this claim; it simply assumes it. On the...
Article in Journal | Posted 25/08/2015
Cobley, Paul, Stjernfelt, Frederik (2015). Scaffolding Development and the Human Condition
This paper addresses the concept of semiotic scaffolding by considering it in light of questions arising from the contemporary challenge to the humanities. This challenge comes from a mixture of...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/07/2015
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

The word “science” has three principal acceptions, to wit:

Firstly, men educated in Jesuit and similar colleges often use the term in the sense of the Greek ἐπιστήμη, the...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/07/2015
Quote from "Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences"

Science is research; and research is science, from the first moment when the researcher casts aside all desire to prove his present opinions right, and burns with...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/05/2015
Quote from "L [R]"

…if I am asked to what the wonderful success of science is due, I shall suggest that to gain the secret of that, it is necessary to consider science as living, and therefore not as knowledge...

Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Reilly, Francis E. (1970). Charles Peirce's Theory of Scientific Method
Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Skagestad, Peter (1981). The Road of Inquiry: Charles Peirce's Pragmatic Realism