Keyword: Theory

Article in Journal | Posted 23/08/2017
Niklas, Ursula (1988). On the Practical and the Theoretical in Charles S. Peirce
Article in Journal | Posted 17/08/2017
Kasser, Jeff (2016). Confidence, Evidential Weight, and the Theory-Practice Divide in Peirce
Peirce is articulate and emphatic about the need for inquirers to remain ready to learn while also resisting disabling and fraudulent versions of skepticism. However, the need to learn and the need...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/08/2017
Quote from "Definitions for Baldwin's Dictionary [R]"

Theory [—] An outline statement, presenting to contemplation a sort of ideal diagram, or construction, which is to serve to represent a series of facts,...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/08/2017
Quote from "Theory (in science)"

The whole aim of science is to find out facts, and to work out a satisfactory theory of them. Still, a theory does not necessarily lose its utility by not being altogether true. It must be...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/11/2015
Quote from "New Elements (Kaina stoiceia)"

Of the two great tasks of humanity, Theory and Practice, the former sets out from a sign of a real object with which it is acquainted, passing from this, as its ...

Monograph | Posted 29/07/2014
Cooke, Elizabeth F. (2006). Peirce's Pragmatic Theory of Inquiry: Fallibilism and Indeterminacy

The philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is very important at every stage of the history of modern American thought. It informs William James's evolutionary metaphysics, John Dewey's...