Keyword: Substance

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 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...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/09/2015
Quote from "On a New List of Categories"

This conception of the present in general, of IT in general, is rendered in philosophical language by the word “substance” in one of its meanings. Before any...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/09/2015
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

…whenever we speak of a predicate we are representing a thought as a thing, as a substantia, since the concepts of substance and subject are one, its concomitants only...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/09/2015
Quote from "A Guess at the Riddle"

I use substance […] in the old sense of a thing, not in the modern chemical sense.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/09/2015
Quote from "The Rationale of Reason"

…one may start with the concept of a thing, a concept which can be actualized independently of anything else to which it should appertain. Such a thing in...