Keyword: Continuity

Dictionary Entry | Posted 30/03/2015
Quote from "The Law of Mind"

We now come to the difficult question, What is continuity? Kant confounds it with infinite divisibility, saying that the essential character of a continuous series is that between any two members...

Manuscript | Posted 11/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture V [R]. MS [R] 471

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, 10 pp.
On multitude and collection.

Manuscript | Posted 08/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture 5,. Vol. 2. MS [R] 470

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 76-158.
At the beginning CSP offers the following plan for his lecture series: “1. What makes a reasoning sound, 2....

Monograph | Posted 23/12/2014
Potter, Vincent G. (1996). Peirce's Philosophical Perspectives
Manuscript | Posted 25/11/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures of 1903 by C. S. Peirce. Second draught of Lecture 3. MS [R] 461

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., September 30, 1903, pp. 1-9; plus 2 cards which were found inserted among the unnumbered pages of the notebook.
Multitude; serial order...

Article in Journal | Posted 25/11/2014
Havenel, Jérôme (2008). Peirce's Clarifications of Continuity
The article discusses Charles S. Peirce's mathematical and philosophical concept of continuity. The author examines the manuscripts written by Peirce, including "Some Consequences of Four...
Monograph | Posted 03/11/2014
Parker, Kelly A. (1998). The Continuity of Peirce's Thought

A comprehensive and systematic reconstruction of the philosophy of Charles S. Peirce, perhaps America's most far-ranging and original philosopher, which reveals the unity of his complex and...

Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Moore, Matthew E. (2009). Peirce on Perfect Sets, Revised
The article examines philosopher Charles S. Peirce's definition of continuity in the "Century Dictionary" as it was reprinted in the "Collected Papers." The definition of...
Article in Journal | Posted 28/10/2014
Bellucci, Francesco (2013). Peirce's Continuous Predicates
Around 1906, Peirce discovered that the logical analysis of a proposition comes to an end when a “continuous predicate” is found. Continuous predicates are those predicates that cannot be analyzed,...
Manuscript | Posted 14/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (nd). Fragments on Collections [R]. MS [R] 36

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., 14 pp.

Manuscript | Posted 11/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1897 [c.]). On Multitudes [R]. MS [R] 28

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1897?], pp. 23-48.
Abnumeral collection; first, second, and third denumeral multitude; princi, secundo, and tertio post-numeral multitude....

Manuscript | Posted 01/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1895 [c.]). On Quantity, with special reference to Collectional and Mathematical Infinity. MS [R] 14

Robin Catalogue:
The nature of mathematics, pure and applied. In general, mathematics is concerned with the substance of hypotheses, drawing necessary conclusions from them; pure...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 11/06/2014
Quote from "Fallibilism, Continuity, and Evolution [R]"

… let me call your attention to the natural affinity of this principle to the doctrine of fallibilism. The principle of continuity is the idea of fallibilism objectified....

Dictionary Entry | Posted 11/06/2014
Quote from "Fallibilism, Continuity, and Evolution [R]"

But in order really to see all there is in the doctrine of fallibilism, it is necessary to introduce the idea of continuity, or unbrokenness. This is the leading...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 11/06/2014
Quote from "Lessons of the History of Science"

It is not necessary to read far in almost any work of philosophy written by a man whose training is that of a theologian, in order to see how helpless such minds are in attempting to deal with...

Manuscript | Posted 11/06/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1897-8). Abstracts of 8 Lectures. MS [R] 942

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 1-33, incomplete, with variants and a single sheet entitled “Bifaria for 8 Lectures” (B8). The bare nothing of possibility logically...

Monograph | Posted 30/04/2014
Buckley, Benjamin L. (2012). The Continuity Debate: Dedekind, Cantor, du Bois-Reymond, and Peirce on Continuity and Infinitesimals

The topic of this book is the historical struggle to define and defend a realnumber continuum which could do the work limit theory required of it. These definitions drew heavily on philosophical...

Monograph | Posted 30/04/2014
Zalamea, Fernando (2012). Peirce’s Logic of Continuity: A Conceptual and Mathematical Approach

Peirce’s logic of continuity is explored from a double perspective: (i) Peirce’s original understanding of the continuum, alternative to Cantor’s analytical Real line, (ii) Peirce’s original...

Monograph | Posted 08/04/2014
Forster, Paul (2011). Peirce and the Threat of Nominalism

Charles Peirce, the founder of pragmatism, was a thinker of extraordinary depth and range - he wrote on philosophy, mathematics, psychology, physics, logic, phenomenology, semiotics, religion and...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 05/01/2014
Rosenthal, Sandra: "Firstness and the Collapse of Universals"

Firstness is the most neglected of Peirce’s categories, and is frequently held to be either elusive or inherently inconsistent. Yet, one’s implicit understanding of Firstness guides the kind of...