Proposition

Keyword: Proposition


Article in Journal | Posted 16/09/2017
Thibaud, Pierre (1997). Between Saying and Doing: Peirce's Propositional Space
Discusses philosopher Charles Peirce's theory of proposition. Relation between proposition and assertion; Details on the pragmatic analysis of assertion and proposition; Types of indetermination...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/08/2017
Quote from "The Rationale of Reasoning"

A Proposition is any product of language which has the form that adapts it to instilling belief into the mind of the person addressed, supposing him to have...

Manuscript | Posted 22/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1910.11). The Rationale of Reasoning. MS [R] 664

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., November 22-30, 1910, pp. 1-21, with 7 pp. of variants.
Problems of terminology. Definitions of “breadth” and “depth,” both of which presuppose...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/08/2017
Quote from "Foundations of Mathematics [R]"

It is a perfection of a sign if it separately represents its object; in which case it becomes a proposition, and is true or false.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/08/2017
Quote from "On the Foundations of Mathematics"

A sign which separately specifies what object is represents is a proposition; and a mere icon cannot do this. An index may; as a weather-cock does.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 10/08/2017
Quote from "Definitions for Baldwin's Dictionary [R]"

A proposition is a symbol with the interpretant left blank

Dictionary Entry | Posted 10/08/2017
Quote from "Definitions for Baldwin's Dictionary [R]"

A proposition may be defined as a symbol which definitely and separately shows all its objects, called its subjects, but not its interpretant.

Article in Journal | Posted 20/12/2016
Atkins, Richard K. (2016). Peirce on facts and true propositions
Peirce maintains that facts and propositions are structurally isomorphic. When we understand how Peirce thinks they are isomorphic, we find that a common objection raised against epistemic...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/03/2016
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

The peculiar characteristic of the proposition lies not in its possibly being false, but in its possibly turning out to be false, and this whether it has been positively held or...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/03/2016
Quote from "The Fourth Curiosity"

A sign which though calculated to produce belief, that is, though it has the character of possible assertion, is nevertheless not necessarily so ...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 16/11/2015
Quote from "New Elements (Kaina stoiceia)"

A proposition […] is not to be understood as the lingual expression of a judgment. It is, on the contrary, that sign of which the judgment is one replica and the lingual expression ...

News | Posted 07/11/2015
Symposium on Peirce's Mathematics

Symposium in Bogotá

Manuscript | Posted 22/08/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1893). How to Reason: A Critick of Arguments. Advertisement [R]. MS [R] 398

A. MS., G-1893-5, pp. 1-11.
Only the last 4 paragraphs (pp. 10-11) published: Collected Papers, Vol. 8, pp. 278-279. Unpublished: a summary of CSP’s work in philosophy and logic which is...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/01/2015
Quote from "Reason's Rules"

…a proposition is not a single thing and cannot properly be said to have any existence. Its mode of being consists in its possibility. A proposition which...

Manuscript | Posted 19/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1902 [c.]). Reason's Rules. MS [R] 599

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., [c.1902], pp. 4-45, 31-42, and 8 pp. of fragments.
The nature of a sign. Propositions as the significations of signs which represent that some...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 13/01/2015
Quote from "Logical Tracts. No. 1. On Existential Graphs"

An informant index is a proposition. For one cannot better define a proposition (as distinguished from the assertion whereby one assumes responsibility for its...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 12/01/2015
Quote from "Notes on Topical Geometry"

Symbols are of three classes: terms, which call attention to things or quasi-things; propositions, which declare facts; and arguments,...

Manuscript | Posted 12/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1899-1900 [c.]). Notes on Topical Geometry. MS [R] 142

A. MS., G-undated-16 [c.1899-1900?], 6 pp., plus 2 pp. each of two other drafts having the same title as above.
Published, in part, as 8.368n23. Omitted from publication are definitions of “...

Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Atkins, Richard K. (2011). This Proposition is Not True: C.S. Peirce and the Liar Paradox
An essay is presented that discusses philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce's proposed solutions to the Liar Paradox (LP), which involves the apparently self-contradictory assertion that one's...
Article in Journal | Posted 29/10/2014
Bellucci, Francesco (2014). Peirce and the Unity of the Proposition
The paper addresses the issue of propositional unity in Peirce's logic: what distinguishes a proposition from a mere list of constituents, so that the former is able to say something while the...

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