Category Archives: Method

Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 5

I’ve begun reworking the InterSciWiki article on the Pragmatic Theory of Truth and I think it will be useful to develop it further.  The plan that usually works best for me is to revise the content on the wiki and … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 4

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jerry Rhee (quoting Peirce) The opinion which is fated to be ultimately agreed to by all who investigate, is what we mean by the truth, and the object represented in this opinion is the real.  … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Val Daniel I propose that we complete the customary (incomplete/dyadic) theories of truth, viz., by consensus and by correspondence, by adding, Truth by “concordance” (what you, Jon, call “triple correspondence”). Proposal accepted!  Actually, I feel like … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • CG • JFS • JLRC I’ve been reviewing the old articles mentioned in my last post and the more I look at them the more I think they might be worth salvaging. John Sowa’s remarks … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Theory Of Truth • 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion • CG • JLRC • JAS • JBD • JA • JFS • JA Comment 1 Folks who were around a dozen years ago will remember all the fun and fuss we had when some rather … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Maxims • 4

Re: Peirce List Discussion • (1) • (2) I haven’t been able to do more than randomly sample the doings on the Peirce List for the last half year, being deeply immersed in other Peirce work that I hope to … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Maxims • 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jerry Rhee Inquiry begins in doubt and aims for belief but the rush to get from doubt to belief and achieve mental peace can cause us to short the integrated circuits of inquiry that we … Continue reading

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