Keyword: Truth

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
Monograph | Posted 03/11/2014
Misak, Cheryl (2000). Truth, Politics, Morality: Pragmatism and Deliberation

Cheryl Misak argues that truth ought to be reinstated to a central position in moral and political philosophy. She argues that the correct account of truth is one found in a certain kind of...

Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Anellis, Irving H. (2012). Peirce's Truth-functional Analysis and the Origin of the Truth Table
We explore the technical details and historical evolution of Charles Peirce's articulation of a truth table in 1893, against the background of his investigation into the truth-functional...
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Nolt, John (2008). Truth as an Epistemic Ideal
Several philosophers—including C. S. Peirce, William James, Hilary Putnam and Crispin Wright—have proposed various versions of the notion that truth is an epistemic ideal. More specifically, they...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Misak, Cheryl (2011). 2011 Presidential Address: American Pragmatism and Indispensability Arguments
The article presents the 2011 Charles S. Peirce Society Presidential Address, delivered by Professor Cheryl Misak. It examines American philosophies of pragmatism, truth, and the "will to...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Atkins, Richard K. (2011). This Proposition is Not True: C.S. Peirce and the Liar Paradox
An essay is presented that discusses philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce's proposed solutions to the Liar Paradox (LP), which involves the apparently self-contradictory assertion that one's...
Manuscript | Posted 23/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture I [R]. MS [R] 453

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 1-37.
Science hampered by the false notion that there is no distinction between good and bad reasoning. This notion related to...

Manuscript | Posted 21/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1910 [c.]). Notes on Numerical Notation. MS [R] 52

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1910?], pp. 1-10, plus a rejected p. 2.
The notion of “elegance” in mathematics. The secundal system.

Manuscript | Posted 31/08/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1904). On the Foundations of Mathematics. MS [R] 7

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1903?], pp. 1-16, with 3 rejected pages; 17-19 of another draft.
Mathematics as dealing essentially with signs. The MSS. below (Nos. 8-11) are...

News | Posted 27/08/2014
Helsinki Metaphysical Club: Fabien Schang - Truth, truth-values, and the like


Logic and epistemology are both related to truth, although these areas of philosophy deal with this central concept from different perspectives. Although the common distinction...

Monograph | Posted 30/04/2014
de Waal, Cornelis (2013). Peirce: A Guide for the Perplexed

Peirce: A Guide for the Perplexed is a clear and thorough account of Peirce's life and thought, his major works and ideas, providing an ideal guide to this important and complex thinker. The book...

News | Posted 09/09/2013
New York Pragmatism Forum: Pragmatists, Old and New

Cheryl Misak: “Peirce and Ramsey on Truth and Norms”

Devin Fitzpatrick: “Pragmatism’s Ambiguity: Dewey’s Theory of Continuity”

Monograph | Posted 27/06/2013
Hookway, Christopher (2012). The Pragmatic Maxim: Essays on Peirce and Pragmatism

Christopher Hookway presents a series of essays on the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1913), the 'founder of pragmatism' and one of the most important and original American...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 06/05/2013
Burke, Tom: "The Pragmatic Maxim"

What is the pragmatic maxim? The aim here is to present in an elementary and intuitive way what the pragmatic maxim was originally intended to convey, at least in Peirce’s earliest statements, and...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/04/2013
Quote from "A Sketch of Logical Critics"

To say that a thing is Real is merely to say that such predicates as are true of it, or some of them, are true of it regardless of whatever any actual person or persons might think...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/04/2013
Quote from "Letters to Lady Welby"

Unless truth be recognized as public, - as that of which any person would come to be convinced if he carried his inquiry, his sincere search for immovable belief, far enough, - then there...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/04/2013
Quote from "New Elements (Kaina stoiceia)"

The purpose of every sign is to express “fact,” and by being joined with other signs, to approach as nearly as possible to determining an interpretant which would be the perfect Truth,...