Thought

Keyword: Thought


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

Do not confound thought with thinking. Thought is the Object that you think. Thinking, as contradistinguished from feeling and from the effort of attention...

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(s)
Dictionary Entry | Posted 24/08/2017
Quote from "On Existential Graphs as an Instrument of Logical Research"

…it is necessary to draw a distinction between thinking and thought. A sentence printed in a book is true or false. It embodies thought, although it does no thinking. [—]

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Manuscript | Posted 24/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On Existential Graphs as an Instrument of Logical Research. MS [R] 498

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook (Harvard Cooperative), n.p., n.d.
Evidently prepared as an address to the American Academy. CSP mentions that existential graphs were...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/06/2017
Quote from "PAP [ed.]"

‘Thinking’ is a fabled ‘operation of the mind’ by which an imaginary object is brought before one’s gaze. If that object is a Sign upon which an argument may turn, we call...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 08/03/2016
Quote from "How to Make Our Ideas Clear"

These two sorts of objects, what we are immediately conscious of and what we are mediately conscious of, are found in all consciousness. Some elements (the sensations) are...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/03/2016
Quote from "Topical Geometry"

What we call a “thought,” not that which is in somebody’s mind at one moment, and is gone, but that which passes from mind to mind, say the idea of Justice, is certainly of the nature of a word....

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/10/2015
Quote from "On the Algebra of Logic"

A cerebral habit of the highest kind, which will determine what we do in fancy as well as what we do in action, is called a belief. The representation to ourselves that we have a...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 13/10/2015
Quote from "Pragmatism"

…thoughts ought to be regarded as signs. Let anybody call to mind some recent earnest self-deliberation, and I think he will acknowledge that it took a dialogic form, every reasoning appealing to...

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

Our thought is in my opinion […] an appeal in symbols of the self of the present to the self of the immediate future. It is conducted, if not in propositions, in...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 26/11/2014
Quote from "Meaning Preface"

True Thought takes the form […] of a dialogue. For true thought is deliberate, and deliberation implies the asking of questions, and appeals to another personality for confirmation, objections,...

Manuscript | Posted 26/11/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1909). Meaning Preface. MS [R] 637

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., October 3-13, 1909, pp. 9-36, 27-30, 28-29, 31-36.
Tendency to guess right (but not necessarily on the first guess). Pure logic supports the...

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 15/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). Second Definition of Ordinals [R]. MS [R] 45

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [1904], pp. 4-6; 19-22; and 1 p. (the number of which is missing).
Parenthetically: “As for the whole existing race of philosophers, say John...

Manuscript | Posted 10/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1905-07 [c.]). Considerations concerning the Doctrine of Multitude. MS [R] 27

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1905-07?], pp. 1-5; 23, 24, 27, 29, 30.
The nature of definition; “collection” defined; first- and second-intentional collection.

Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1912). Notes Preparatory to a Criticism of Bertrand Russell's Principles of Mathematics. MS [R] 12

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., February 5, 1912, pp. 1-14.
The comments on Russell’s work are as follows: “… true in the main” and “throughout, however, he betrays insufficient...

Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). On the Foundations of Mathematics. MS [R] 8

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1903?], pp. 1-4, 3-4; 4-8 of another draft.

Monograph | Posted 30/07/2014
Tiercelin, Claudine (2013). La pensée-signe: Études sur C. S. Peirce

Fondateur du pragmatisme américain, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) est considéré comme le logicien de ce mouvement. Il fut pourtant, tout autant que William James, un grand psychologue,...

News | Posted 30/07/2014
Claudine Tiercelin's 'La pensée-signe: Études sur C. S. Peirce' available online

1993 monograph made available as an open access publication by Collège de France (OpenEdition Books, 2013)

Dictionary Entry | Posted 11/06/2014
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

… the psychologists undertake to locate various mental powers in the brain; and above all consider it as quite certain that the faculty of language resides in a certain lobe; but I believe it...

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