Teleology

Keyword: Teleology


Article in Journal | Posted 24/09/2017
Hulswit, Menno (1996). Teleology: A Peircean Critique of Ernst Mayr's Theory
Discusses the views of philosopher Charles Peirce on teleology based on the article 'Teleological and Teleonomic, A New Analysis,' by Ernst Mayr. Outline of Peirce's view of final...
Article in Journal | Posted 27/06/2017
Seager, William E. (1988). Peirce's Teleological Signs
Article in Journal | Posted 13/02/2016
Wang, Henry (2005). Rethinking the Validity and Significance of Final Causation: From the Aristotelian to the Peircean Teleology
The article discusses the validity and significance of final causation in the context of modern theories of casual explanation and pragmatism by philosopher Charles Peirce. It identifies the...
Article in Journal | Posted 29/12/2015
Hawkins, Stephen B. (2007). Desire and Natural Classification: Aristotle and Peirce on Final Cause
The article discusses the influence of Aristotle on philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce, particularly on the topic of final cause. According to the article, an important hurdle to grasping and...
Article in Journal | Posted 22/12/2015
Liszka, James J. (2007). Teleology and Semiosis: Commentary on T.L. Short's Peirce's Theory of Signs
The article reviews the book "Peirce's Theory of Signs," by T. L. Short.
Article in Journal | Posted 22/12/2015
Short, T. L. (2007). Response
The author responds to the critique of his book "Peirce's Theory of Signs." With regards to criticisms about the scope and approach of the book, the author argues that a book is not...
Monograph | Posted 21/12/2015
Hulswit, Menno (2002). From Cause to Causation: A Peircean Perspective
Article in Edited Collection | Posted 18/12/2015
Anttila, Raimo (1999). Teleology and the Third Interpretant: On and Around Rudi Keller's Work. In: The Peirce Seminar Papers, Volume Four
Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/07/2015
Quote from "Immortality in the Light of Synechism"

…the synechist will not admit that physical and psychical phenomena are entirely distinct, – whether as belonging to different categories of substance, or as entirely separate sides of one shield...

Monograph | Posted 16/10/2014
Gava, Gabriele (2014). Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective

This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that...

News | Posted 27/06/2014
New Book on Peirce’s Account of Purposefulness

Gabriele Gava: Peirce’s Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective (Routledge, 2014)

This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 10/05/2013
Esposito, Joseph: "Synechism: the Keystone of Peirce’s Metaphysics"

Synechism, as a metaphysical theory, is the view that the universe exists as a continuous whole of all of its parts, with no part being fully separate, determined or determinate, and continues to...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 20/03/2012
Hulswit, Menno: "Teleology"

In this article, Peirce’s conception of teleology or final causation is discussed. According to Peirce, final causes are (a) general types that tend to realize themselves by determining processes...