Actuality

Keyword: Actuality


Dictionary Entry | Posted 11/08/2017
Quote from "Definitions for Baldwin's Dictionary [R]"

Although assertoriness, with it metaphysical correspondent, actuality, is the absence of modality, yet it has to be considered from the point of view of modality....

Dictionary Entry | Posted 15/10/2015
Quote from "The Prescott Book"

Actuality is the Act which determines the merely possible. It is the act of direct determination[,] itself arbitrary. The act of arbitrary determination...

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

As an example of Being conceived as consisting in the acting of its subject upon other objects, we have Actuality.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/09/2014
Quote from "Issues of Pragmaticism"

One who knows that Harvard University has an office in State Street, Boston, and has impression that it is at No. 30, but yet suspects that 50 is the number, would say “I think it is at No. 30,...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/09/2014
Quote from "The Bed-Rock Beneath Pragmaticism"

the Actual, – the simple unmodalized Fact, – is that ingredient of the Truth the acknowledgement of which may be forced on the mind by experience, but can never receive a...

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 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). On the Logic of Quantity. MS [R] 13

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1895], pp. 1-13; 7-12, with an alternative p. 8 of another draft.
The principal questions raised are these: Why mathematics always deals with a...

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...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/06/2014
Quote from "Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. Lecture III [R]"

Let us begin with considering actuality, and try to make out just what it consists in. If I ask you what the actuality of an event consists in, you will tell me that it...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/06/2014
Quote from "Prolegomena to an Apology for Pragmaticism"

That conception of Aristotle which is embodied for us in the cognate origin of the terms actuality and activity is one of the most deeply illuminating products of Greek thinking...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/06/2014
Quote from "A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God (O)"

“Real” is a word invented in the thirteenth century to signify having Properties, i.e. characters sufficing to identify their subject, and possessing these whether they be anywise attributed to it...

Manuscript | Posted 08/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. Lecture III [R]. MS [R] 460

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 1-22.
Published, in part, as 1.15-26 (pp. 2-21). Gamma graphs, the third part of existential graphs, rendered...