Keyword: Philosophy

Dictionary Entry | Posted 14/03/2018
Quote from "A Brief Intellectual Autobiography by Charles Sanders Peirce"

Philosophy merely analyzes the experience common to all men. The truth of this experience is not an object of an science because it cannot really be doubted.

Article in Journal | Posted 23/08/2017
Hausman, Carl (1998). Charles Peirce and the Future of Philosophy
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"

Philosophy is that science which limits itself to finding out what it can from ordinary everyday experience, without making any special observations.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 13/05/2016
Quote from "The Logic Notebook"

“Philosophy” has 2 principal meanings

  1. The cream of the science, – synthetic or positive philosophy
  2. Cenoscopy, the study of the experience already acquired.
Article in Journal | Posted 17/11/2015
Cavallo, Andrew M. (2014). Two Key Differences between Science and Philosophy
C. S. Peirce made the following claim: If science reveals truth, then consensus among scientists can be expected in the limit. This article does not dispute this claim; it simply assumes it. On the...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/07/2015
Quote from "Peirce's Personal Interleaved Copy of the 'Century Dictionary' [Commens]"

Philosophy is that branch of positive science (i.e., an investigating theoretical science which inquires what is the fact, in contradistinction to pure...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 26/05/2015
Quote from "That Categorical and Hypothetical Propositions are one in essence, with some connected matters"

There are […] observations which are not only open to all men; but which are necessarily open to all intelligences capable of acquiring scientific, imperfect knowledge from observation and...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 04/05/2015
Quote from "A Suggested Classification of the Sciences"

I divide the sciences of discovery into, 1, Mathematics, which traces out the consequences of hypotheses without concerning itself with their truth, and as the business is carried on,...

Manuscript | Posted 04/05/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (nd). A Suggested Classification of the Sciences. MS [R] 1339

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 1-13; 1-6.
Some of the ways in which CSP’s scheme differs from other schemes. CSP’s point of departure is Comte. Division of science...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 04/05/2015
Quote from "Philosophy in the Light of the Logic of Relatives"

Philosophy is the study whose purpose it is to determine what is the rational attitude toward things, in general.

Manuscript | Posted 04/05/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (nd). Philosophy in the Light of the Logic of Relatives. MS [R] 1336

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., n.d., pp. 1-13, unfinished.
Classification of the sciences. Some of the ways in which CSP’s classification differs from Comte’s. The relationship...

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....

Article in Journal | Posted 31/10/2014
Anderson, Douglas R. (2014). Getting Over the Quarrel Between Philosophy and Poetry
Athenian culture, including the likes of Plato and Aristophanes, set poetry and philosophy at odds. The quarrel between the two has remained at the core of western philosophical practices into the...
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. 1-41.
The words “Won’t do” (by CSP) appear on the cover of the notebook. Definition of “mathematics.” Denial that mathematics...

Manuscript | Posted 25/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures. 1903. Lecture 3. 1st draught. MS [R] 458

Robin Catalogue:
Science, mathematics, and quantity. Pure mathematics (the science of hypotheses) is divided in accordance with the complexity of its hypotheses. Simplest mathematics...

Manuscript | Posted 23/09/2014
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lecture I [R]. MS [R] 453

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook, n.p., 1903, pp. 1-37.
Science hampered by the false notion that there is no distinction between good and bad reasoning. This notion related to...

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...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 26/05/2014
Quote from "A Logical Critique of Essential Articles of Religious Faith"

By Philosophy, I mean that branch of heuretic science (the science of discovery,) which, in the first place, seeks categorical truth, and does not, like mathematics, content itself with...

Link | Posted 13/05/2014
The Collected Papers, Vol. I: Principles of Philosophy

The first volume of the The Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce, published on line by Originally published in 1931, edited by Charles Hartshorne and Paul Weiss.

Link | Posted 17/04/2014

Synthese is a philosophy journal focusing on contemporary issues in epistemology, philosophy of science, and related fields.