Article in Journal  Posted 26/02/2016
Pietarinen, AhtiVeikko, Bellucci, Francesco (2014). New Light on Peirce’s Conceptions of Retroduction, Deduction, and Scientiﬁc Reasoning
We examine Charles S. Peirce’s mature views on the logic of science, especially as contained in his later and still mostly unpublished writings (1907–1914). We focus on two main issues. The ﬁrst...


Article in Journal  Posted 13/02/2016
Hull, Kathleen (2005). The Inner Chambers of his Mind: Peirce's "Neglected Argument" for God as Related to Mathematical Experience
The article explores the extent to which mathematician Charles Peirce's essay "A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God" might be a kind of mathematical argument and its...


Article in Journal  Posted 29/12/2015
Campos, Daniel G. (2007). Peirce on the Role of Poietic Creation in Mathematical Reasoning
The article examines philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce's views on the role of poetic creation in mathematical reasoning. In his manuscript entitled "The Essence of Mathematics,"...


Article in Journal  Posted 17/11/2014
Campos, Daniel G. (2009). Imagination,Concentration, and Generalization: Peirce on the Reasoning Abilities of the Mathematician
The article focuses on the mathematical theories of American mathematician and philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce, focusing on ideas related to imagination, concentration, and generalization in the...


Dictionary Entry  Posted 28/09/2014
Quote from "Lowell Lectures. 1903. Lecture 3"
…a necessary reasoning is one which would follow under all circumstances, whether you are talking about the real world or the world of the Arabian Nights’ or what...


Manuscript  Posted 28/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures. 1903. Lecture 3. MS [R] 459
Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 141.
The words “Won’t do” (by CSP) appear on the cover of the notebook. Definition of “mathematics.” Denial that mathematics...
Mathematics, Benjamin Peirce, Science, Natural Classification of Sciences, Mathematical Hypothesis, Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Boëthius, Philosophy, Quantity, Richard Dedekind, Logic, Mathematical Reasoning, Necessary Reasoning, Existential Graph, Simplest Mathematics, Number, Georg Cantor, Cardinal Number, Ordinal Number, Multitude, Maniness, Posteriority, Ernst Schröder, Bertrand Russell, Alfred North Whitehead, Inclusion of Correlates, Substantive Possibility, Quality, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Psychology, Identity, Relation, Existence, Phenomenology, Phenomenon, Ens Rationis, Essence, Nothing, Nonsense


Manuscript  Posted 24/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture II [R]. MS [R] 455
Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 131.
The first and third parts of an introduction to the alpha and beta parts of the system of existential graphs; MS. 456 is...
Necessary Reasoning, Mathematical Reasoning, Universe, Universe of Discourse, Graph, Existential Graph, Scribed Sign, Graphreplica, Conditional Proposition De Inesse, Scroll, Enclosure, Place of Cut, Area of Cut, Permissible Transformation, Alphapermissible Transformation, Rule of Erasure and Insertion, Rule of Iteration and Deiteration, Rule of the Double Cut, Modus Ponens, Alpha Graph, Beta Graph, Proper Name, Selective, Sheet of Assertion, Blank, Rheme, Rhema, Monad, Dyad, Triad, Medad, Spot, Lexis, Hook, Line of Identity, Bridge, Illative Transformation, Ligature


Manuscript  Posted 23/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lectures on Logic, to be delivered at the Lowell Institute. Winter of 19031904. Lecture I. MS [R] 454
Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 126.
Existential graphs as a system for expressing any assertion with precision is not intended to facilitate but to analyze...
Reasoning, Selfcontrol, Mathematical Reasoning, Assertion, Existential Graph, Dot, Proposition, Pseudograph, Line of Identity, Principle of Enclosures, Rights of Transformation, Principle of Barbara


Dictionary Entry  Posted 01/09/2014
Quote from "Lessons of the History of Science"
We find some peoples drawn more toward arithmetic; others more toward geometry. But in either case, a correct method of reasoning was sure to be reached before many centuries of real inquiry had...


Manuscript  Posted 19/12/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1896 [c.]). Lessons of the History of Science. MS [R] 1288
Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., Gc. 18963 [sup(2)Gc.18963], pp. 147.
Published, in part, as 1.43125. Unpublished: on blocking the path of inquiry; Ockham’s maxim and...
Three Classes of Men, Science, Scientific Man, Learning, Imagination, Morality, Conservatism, Habit, Law of Habit, Mathematics, Mathematical Reasoning, Diagrammatic Reasoning, Conscience, Speculative Inquiry, Conduct, Sham Reasoning, Authority, Continuity, Desire to Learn, Blocking of Inquiry, Metaphysics, Analytic Method, Historic Method, Ricardo, Retroduction, Abduction, Analogy, Deduction, Induction, John Stuart Mill, Kepler, Copernicus, Greed, Political Economy, Study of Useless Things, Hegelianism, Il Lume Naturale, Generalization, Abstraction, Ockham's Razor, Nominalism, Economy of Research, Exactitude, Certitude, Pythagoras, Uniformity of Nature, Sampling, Paul Carus, Aristotle, Evolution, Darwinian Evolution, Lamarckian Evolution, Cataclysmal Evolution, Pound, Pasteur, Progress of Science, Ego, Soul, Testimony, Historical Documents, Hypnosis, Telepathy, Instinct, Helmholtz, Hypothesis, Ernst Mach

