Speculative Rhetoric

Keyword: Speculative Rhetoric

Article in Journal | Posted 27/06/2017
Santaella Braga, Lucia (1999). Methodeutics, the Liveliest Branch of Semiotics
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Bergman, Mats (2000). Reflections on the Role of the Communicative Sign in Semeiotic
Discusses the role of communicative sign in semiotics. Difficulties that cast doubts upon the possibilities of developing a thoroughgoing communicative conception of semiotics; Characterization of...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Liszka, James J. (2000). Peirce's New Rhetoric
Argues that the limitations of the logism paradigm have emerged, which results to the shift of philosophy towards rhetorical themes. Claim of philosopher Charles Peirce in his semiotics; Speculation...
Article in Journal | Posted 22/03/2016
Bergman, Mats (2015). The highest branch of logic? On a neglected question of speculative rhetoric
C. S. Peirce once described philosophical rhetoric as "the highest and most living branch of logic". This article outlines a new interpretation of what prompted this unexpected elevation of...
Article in Journal | Posted 22/12/2015
Bergman, Mats (2007). Development, Purpose, and the Spectre of Anthropomorphism: Sundry Comments on T. L. Short's Peirce's Theory of Signs
The article reviews the book "Peirce's Theory of Signs," by T. L. Short.
News | Posted 16/04/2015
Helsinki Metaphysical Club: Gabriele Gava

Gabriele Gava: "The Role of Methodeutic and Speculative Rhetoric within Peirce’s Classification of the Sciences"

Article in Journal | Posted 31/10/2014
Restrepo J., Mariluz (2012). Aperturas de la teoría de la retórica peirceana
In this text, the author revisits the meaning and scope of rhetoric from the perspective of Charles S. Peirce, one of the most illuminating and incisive North American thinkers of the end of the 19th...
Monograph | Posted 16/10/2014
Gava, Gabriele (2014). Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective

This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that...

Manuscript | Posted 28/08/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). Sketch of Dichotomic Mathematics. MS [R] 4

A. MS., n.p., [c.1903?], pp. 1-52 (p. 25 missing), with 11 pp. of variants.
Nominal and real definitions; definition of terms, e.g., “postulate,” “axiom,” “corrollary,” “theorem,” which are...

Article in Journal | Posted 13/06/2014
Colapietro, Vincent M. (2007). C. S. Peirce's Rhetorical Turn
Manuscript | Posted 18/08/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On Signs [R]. MS [R] 793

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 1-4, 10-14; plus 9 pp. of variants and 1 p. (fragment).
An attempt to define “sign” as a medium for the communication of form....

Dictionary Entry | Posted 27/01/2013
Quote from "Phaneroscopy"

… I extend logic to embrace all the necessary principles of semeiotic, and I recognize a logic of icons, and a logic of indices, as well as a logic of symbols; and in this last I recognize three...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 27/01/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter I. Intended Characters of this Treatise"

Logic is the science of the general necessary laws of Signs and especially of Symbols. As such, it has three departments. Obsistent logic, logic in the narrow sense...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 27/01/2013
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter I. Intended Characters of this Treatise"

All this brings us close to Methodeutic, or Speculative Rhetoric. The practical want of a good treatment of this subject is acute.
In coming to Speculative Rhetoric, after...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 27/01/2013
Quote from "Short Logic"

So, cultivators of the art of reasoning found themselves long ago obliged to institute a speculative grammar which should study modes of signifying, in general. It is best...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 27/01/2013
Quote from "Logic of Mathematics: An attempt to develop my categories from within"

But besides being logical in the sense of demanding a logical analysis, our inquiry also relates to two as a conception of logic. The term “logic” is unscientifically by me...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 27/01/2013
Quote from "The Regenerated Logic"

“Exact” logic, in its widest sense, will (as I apprehend) consist of three parts. For it will be necessary, first of all, to study those properties of beliefs which...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 27/01/2013
Quote from "Ideas, Stray or Stolen, about scientific writing. No. 1"

… a universal art of rhetoric, which shall be the general secret of rendering signs effective, including under the term “sign” every picture, diagram, natural cry, pointing finger, wink, knot in...