Category Archives: References

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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Pragmatic Maxims • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jerry Rhee I tend to think more in relative terms than absolute terms, so I would not expect to find an absolute best formulation of any core principle in philosophy, science, or even math.  But … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Maxims • 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion Here is a set of variations on the Pragmatic Maxim that I collected a number of years ago, along with some commentary of my own as I last left it.  As I understand them, they all … Continue reading

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Mathematical Demonstration & the Doctrine of Individuals : 2

Selection from C.S. Peirce, “Logic Of Relatives” (1870), CP 3.45–149 93.   In reference to the doctrine of individuals, two distinctions should be borne in mind.  The logical atom, or term not capable of logical division, must be one of which … Continue reading

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Mathematical Demonstration & the Doctrine of Individuals : 1

Selection from C.S. Peirce, “Logic Of Relatives” (1870), CP 3.45–149 92.   Demonstration of the sort called mathematical is founded on suppositions of particular cases.  The geometrician draws a figure;  the algebraist assumes a letter to signify a single quantity fulfilling … Continue reading

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C.S. Peirce • Syllabus • Selection 2

But round about the castle there began to grow a hedge of thorns, which every year became higher, and at last grew close up round the castle and all over it, so that there was nothing of it to be … Continue reading

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