Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pragmatics, Enthymeme, Rhetoric, Semiotics

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Kirsti Määttänen Aristotle’s approach to rhetoric is one of the bridges to Peirce’s pragmatism.  It treats forms of argument that “consider the audience”, in effect, that take the nature and condition of the interpreter into … Continue reading

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The Power of Peirce’s Thought : 3

Re: Stephen Rose There are reasons why I felt compelled to stand back from the picture that others were painting — of opposing personal styles in the creative process and also in the wider intellectual landscape — and to seek … Continue reading

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The Power of Peirce’s Thought : 2

Re: Kirsti Määttänen You give a good description of the encounter with uncertainty, that unsettled state of mind that irks a person to inquire after new grounds of belief.  Viewed in biological perspective, it is only natural that evolution associates … Continue reading

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The Power of Peirce’s Thought : 1

I often wonder that more people do not avail themselves of the power of Peirce’s thought.  “What are they afraid of?” I ask myself.  I find myself asking it that way because there really does seem to be a persistent … Continue reading

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