Keyword: Truth

Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
De Waal, Cornelis (1999). Eleven Challenges to the Pragmatic Theory of Truth
Focuses on philosopher Charles Peirce's theory of truth. First step in the development of a theory of truth; Relation between truth and reality; Classes of counterexamples.
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Midtgarden, Torjus (2001). Peirce's Speculative Grammar from 1895-1896: Its Exegetical Background and Significance
Discusses the exegetical background and significance of Charles Sanders Peirce's speculative grammar from 1895-1896. Conceptual elements contained in the reformulated theory of truth; Role of...
Article in Journal | Posted 13/03/2017
Apel, Karl-Otto (2001). Pragmatism as Sense-Critical Realism Based on a Regulative Idea of Truth: In Defense of a Peircean Theory of Reality and Truth
Examines a pragmatist theory of reality and truth according to philosopher Charles Peirce. Analysis of idealizations in the theory of Peirce; Significance of the revocation of the consensus theory of...
Article in Journal | Posted 20/12/2016
Atkins, Richard K. (2016). Peirce on facts and true propositions
Peirce maintains that facts and propositions are structurally isomorphic. When we understand how Peirce thinks they are isomorphic, we find that a common objection raised against epistemic...
Article in Journal | Posted 07/05/2016
Howat, Andrew W. (2015). Hookway's Peirce on Assertion & Truth
Charles Sanders Peirce famously claimed that 'The opinion which is fated to be ultimately agreed to by all who investigate is what we mean by the truth' (W3: 273). Christopher Hookway has...
Monograph | Posted 19/01/2016
Rosenthal, Sandra B. (1994). Charles Peirce's Pragmatic Pluralism
Article in Journal | Posted 18/01/2016
Creath, Richard (1998). Quine and the Limit Assumption in Peirce's Theory of Truth
Article in Journal | Posted 21/12/2015
Brodsky, Garry M. (1973). Peirce on Truth, Reality, and Inquiry
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...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/09/2015
Quote from "The Argument for Pragmatism anachazomenally or recessively stated"

by the True is meant that at which inquiry aims.

Manuscript | Posted 05/09/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1906). The Argument for Pragmatism anachazomenally or recessively stated. MS [R] 330

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., 1 folded sheet; plus 5 other folded sheets which, although lacking a title or mark, seem to be connected with the first.
The argument stated...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 24/08/2015
Quote from "Grand Logic 1893: Division III. Substantial Study of Logic Chapter VI. The Essence of Reasoning"

The commodious and compact representation in our minds, or icon of our hopes about beliefs[,] is that there is something fixed and not subject to our wills called the reality, and that...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/05/2015
Quote from "Quest of Quest"

when I say that I believe that a given assertion is “true,” what I mean is that I believe that, as regards that particular assertion, […] sufficiently energetic, searching...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 28/04/2015
Quote from "A Sketch of Logical Critic"

…what else, when one considers it, can our “truth” ever amount to other than the way in which people would come to think if research were carried sufficiently far?...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/04/2015
Quote from "Pragmatism"

That is the plain lesson of pragmatism: error is that which sufficient inquiry would refute. Consequently, truth is that belief to which sufficient inquiry would inevitably...

Article in Journal | Posted 16/02/2015
Howat, Andrew (2014). Prospects for Peircean Truth
Peircean Truth (PT) is the view that truth is in some sense epistemically constrained, constrained that is by what we would, if we inquired long enough and well enough, eventually come to believe....
Manuscript | Posted 19/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1902 [c.]). Reason's Rules. MS [R] 599

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1902], pp. 4-45, 31-42, and 8 pp. of fragments.
The nature of a sign. Propositions as the significations of signs which represent that some...

News | Posted 07/01/2015
The Idea of Pragmatism: Workshop in honour of the work of Chris Hookway


  • Albert Atkin (Macquarie University) – “Intellectual Hope as Convenient Fiction”
  • Shannon Dea (University of Warerloo) – “Hookway and the Rule of Reason”
  • ...
Manuscript | Posted 07/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures of 1903. Lecture III. 2nd Draught. MS [R] 463

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 11-17 (pp. 1-9 are mathematical notes and have nothing to do with the lecture).
On multitude and collection.

Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Misak, Cheryl (2004). Truth and the End of Inquiry: Expanded Paperback Edition