Keyword: Percept

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/08/2016
Quote from "Reason's Conscience: A Practical Treatise on the Theory of Discovery; Wherein logic is conceived as Semeiotic"

Knowledge takes its rise from the percept, which is the object perceived in a single act of perceiving. [—] The percepts are not knowledge, but are the starting...

Article in Journal | Posted 29/12/2015
Bergman, Mats (2007). Representationism and Presentationism
This article examines the semiotic philosophy of Charles S. Peirce in relation to his characterizations of representationism and presentationism.
Article in Journal | Posted 29/12/2015
Hausman, Carl R. (2007). Metaphorical Semeiotic Referents: Dyadic Objects
The article analyzes the metaphorical account of semeiotic objects by philosopher Charles S. Peirce and the interpretation of dyadic objects. Based on the Peircean conception of the triadic structure...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/10/2015
Quote from "Pragmatism"

percepts, that is, complex feelings endowed with compulsiveness

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

The first cognition which we can recognize is a percept. Different people are different; but to me a percept is very much like a moving picture, accompanied by...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 26/07/2015
Quote from "Pearson's Grammar of Science: Annotations on the First Three Chapters"

Our logically initial data are percepts. Those percepts are undoubtedly purely psychical, altogether of the nature of thought. They involve three kinds of psychical elements, their qualities of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/07/2015
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences (Logic II)"

The direct percept, as it first appears, appears as forced upon us brutally. It has no generality; and without generality there can be no psychicality. Physicality consists in being under the...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/07/2015
Quote from "Chapter II. Prelogical Notions. Section I. Classification of the Sciences"

It is essential, at the very threshold of logic, to distinguish between a percept, which is what the senses perceive, and which is an object of study for the...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/07/2015
Quote from "Minute Logic: Chapter II. Section II. Why Study Logic? "

The percepts, could I make sure what they were, constitute experience proper, that which I am forced to accept. But whether they are experience of the real world, or...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/07/2015
Quote from "Significs and Logic"

…the Signs of the Reality of an appearance are, 1st, its Insistency (of which Sign its Vividness is again a Sign), 2nd, its sameness to all witnesses, except for differences that are but...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/07/2015
Quote from "Letters to William James"

Percepts are signs for psychology; but they are not so for phenomenology.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/07/2015
Quote from "Telepathy"

Let us say that, as I sit here writing, I see on the other side of my table, a yellow chair with a green cushion. That will be what psychologists term a “percept” (res percepta). They...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/07/2015
Quote from "Telepathy"

…two utterly different kinds of elements go to compose any percept. In the first place, there are the qualities of feeling or sensation, each of which is something positive and sui generis...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/07/2015
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on Pragmatism: Lecture IV. The Seven Systems of Metaphysics"

Even after the percept is formed there is an operation which seems to me to be quite uncontrollable. It is that of judging what it is that the person perceives. A judgment is an act of formation...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/07/2015
Quote from "Prolegomena to an Apology for Pragmaticism"

A fact of Immediate Perception is not a Percept, nor any part of a Percept; a Percept is a Seme, while a fact of Immediate Perception or rather the Perceptual...

Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Wilson, Aaron (2012). The Perception of Generals
The article presents an interpretation of the American pragmatist Charles Sanders Peirce's philosophy regarding the perception of generals, which are also referred to as Thirds. An overview of...
Manuscript | Posted 19/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1901-02 [c.]). An Illustration of Dynamics. MS [R] 49

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1901-02?], pp. 1-20, with 3 pp. of variants.
Setting out from two problems of dynamics both of which require for their solution the method of...

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-...