Keyword: Thomas Reid
Article in Journal | Posted 24/09/2015
Vender, David (2011). Is Balancing Emblematic of Action? Two or Three Pointers from Reid and Peirce
Defining actions in contradistinction to mere happenings runs into the problem of specifying the role of the agent and separating what the agent does from what they exploit or suffer. Traditionally...
Manuscript | Posted 11/01/2015
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). Lowell Lectures. 1903. Sixth Lecture. Probability. MS [R] 472
Metaphysics, Logic, Chance, Uniformity, Variety, Necessitarianism, Simon Newcomb, Law of Nature, Law, Evolution, St. Augustine, Boëthius, Cause, Fact, Aristotle, Hobbes, Leibniz, Kant, Existence, Duns Scotus, Thomas Reid, Past, Future, Time, Habit, Ignorance, Insurance, Diversity, Doctrine of Chances, Long Run, Denumeral Collection, Probability, Gregor Mendel, Pierre Simon Laplace, Ratio of Frequency, Hume, Miracle
Article in Journal | Posted 31/10/2014
Jackson, Nate (2014). Common Sense and Pragmatism: Reid and Peirce on the Justification of First Principles
This paper elucidates the pragmatist elements of Thomas Reid's approach to the justification of first principles by reference to Charles S. Peirce. Peirce argues that first principles are...