Keyword: Induction

Dictionary Entry | Posted 30/01/2013
Quote from "Deduction, Induction, and Hypothesis"

… the distinction between induction and hypothesis. In the main, it is broad and decided. By induction, we conclude that facts, similar to observed facts, are true in cases not examined. By...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 30/01/2013
Quote from "Deduction, Induction, and Hypothesis"

Induction infers a rule. Now, the belief of a rule is a habit. That a habit is a rule active in us, is evident. That every belief is of the nature of a habit, in so far as it is of a general...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 28/01/2013
Quote from "On a New List of Categories"

In an argument, the premises form a representation of the conclusion, because they indicate the interpretant of the argument, or representation representing it to represent its object. The...

Manuscript | Posted 05/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1911-01). Notes for my Logical Criticism of Articles of the Christian Creed. MS [R] 846

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c.1910-3, pp. 1-14.
Published in entirety as 7.97-109.

Dated Jan. 1911 by Christian Kloesel

Manuscript | Posted 04/01/2013
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures on Some Topics of Logic Bearing on Questions Now Vexed. Eighth Lecture, Abduction. MS [R] 475

From the Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, G-1903-2a, pp. 2-92 (pagination is somewhat irregular but the text is continuous).
Volume I. Published, in part, as 5.590-...

Manuscript | Posted 19/12/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1896 [c.]). Lessons of the History of Science. MS [R] 1288

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c. 1896-3 [sup(2)G-c.1896-3], pp. 1-47.
Published, in part, as 1.43-125. Unpublished: on blocking the path of inquiry; Ockham’s maxim and...