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BREAKING THE BARRIER: OUT INTO A BROADER DOMAIN

Shoutir Kishore Chatterjee

in Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198525318
eISBN:
9780191711657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525318.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

By the 1830s, as large volumes of official data were compiled and tabulated, frequential regularity exhibited by them inspired some mathematicians (Venn, C. S. Peirce) to develop the frequency theory ... More


Truth and the End of Inquiry: A Peircean Account of Truth

C. J. Misak

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199270590
eISBN:
9780191603174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270597.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book elucidates and defends C.S. Peirce’s pragmatist account of truth. Peirce was interested in exploring truth’s connections to the practices of inquiry, belief, and assertion. This distinctly ... More


Pragmatism and Inquiry: Selected Essays

Isaac Levi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698134
eISBN:
9780191742323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698134.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

This volume presents a series of chapters which investigate the nature of intellectual inquiry: what its aims are and how it operates. The starting-point is the work of the American Pragmatists C. S. ... More


Three psychologies: rationalist, empiricist, and pragmatist

James Russell

in What is Language Development?: Rationalist, empiricist, and pragmatist approaches to the acquisition of syntax

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198530862
eISBN:
9780191728136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530862.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This section describes the philosophies of Rationalism, Empiricism, and Pragmatism. With regard to Rationalism, it focuses upon Chomsky's explicit support for this position and how he presents its ... More


Dwelling in Absence: The Reflective Origin of Conversion

Roger A. Ward and Roger A. Ward

in Conversion in American Philosophy: Exploring the Practice of Transformation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823223138
eISBN:
9780823284740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823223138.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter explores the absence that emerges in each account of the four philosophers in the previous chapters (i.e., Jonathan Edwards, C. S. Peirce, John Dewey, and William James). First, it ... More


Introduction: What is the Nested Continua Model?

Gary Slater

in C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753230
eISBN:
9780191814846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753230.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This introduction introduces the nested continua model and the philosophical and logical resources that guide its use. The resources stem overwhelmingly from the American pragmatist (and ... More


Toward the Semiosphere

Peter Harries-Jones

in Upside-Down Gods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270347
eISBN:
9780823270385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270347.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Organisms not only belong to ecological niches in the physical sense, but also to semiotic niches whose cues are visual, acoustic, chemical, and which must be correctly interpreted for the individual ... More


The World in the Data

James Ladyman and Don Ross

in Scientific Metaphysics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199696499
eISBN:
9780191744983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696499.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The paper compares Ladyman and Ross’s version of naturalized metaphysics, Rainforest Realism, with the comprehensive scientific metaphysics recently articulated by a physicist, David Deutsch. Major ... More


Introduction

Rumee Ahmed

in Narratives of Islamic Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640171
eISBN:
9780191738074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640171.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In describing the current state of modern scholarship on Islamic legal theory, this introductory chapter explains the dominant conceptions and misconceptions about the genre. Through a vignette and ... More


C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation

Gary Slater

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753230
eISBN:
9780191814846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753230.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The writings of the American pragmatist thinker Charles S. Peirce (1839–1914) provide resources for a hermeneutical model called the nested continua model of religious interpretation. A diagrammatic ... More


Peirce, Santayana, and the Large Facts

Patrick Shade and John Lachs

in Freedom and Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Lachs notes seven important similarities Santayana and Peirce share, including commitments to realism, naturalism, and the existence of universals. Despite these commonalities, Lachs finds their ... More


Darwinian Tensions

Anthony O'Hear

in Turning Images in Philosophy, Science, and Religion: A New Book of Nature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199563340
eISBN:
9780191731303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563340.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

There are conceptual tensions in Darwin's own writings on natural selection. It is not clear how far his reading of the theory still has teleological overtones or presupposes a direction of evolution ... More


Inquiry Possibilities

in Rhetoric, Modality, Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777481
eISBN:
9780226777504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777504.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter comments on the unique suitability of Robert Pippin's modernist narrative for explaining rhetoric's unique capacity for modernization; post-Kantian philosophy's work with conditions of ... More


‘Here is Where the Magic is’: Telepathy and Experiment in Film

Leigh Wilson

in Modernism and Magic: Experiments with Spiritualism, Theosophy and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748627691
eISBN:
9780748684441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627691.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that the idea of telepathy can be seen as fundamental to a reconsideration of mimesis as it challenges the idea of distance – between original and copy, between perceiver, ... More


Word: Culture in the Trinity in Thomas Aquinas

Nathan Lyons

in Signs in the Dust: A Theory of Natural Culture and Cultural Nature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190941260
eISBN:
9780190941291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941260.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter gives a new, semiotic reading of Thomas Aquinas’ Trinitarian theology, in order to establish the theological ‘height’ of culture. Aquinas develops Augustine’s psychological analogy in ... More


Semiosis

N. J. Enfield

in Relationship Thinking: Agency, Enchrony, and Human Sociality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199338733
eISBN:
9780199369447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338733.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter defines the semiotic process in a technical sense, following the work of C. S. Peirce and Paul Kockelman. In this process, a sign is sensed by some agent, who takes that sign to stand ... More


Abduction—No Longer an Alien Concept

Antony Bryant

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A simple outline of inductive and deductive reasoning. Misleading explanations of induction in the GTM literature. The discussion of induction and GTM as an inductive method in The Discovery of ... More


The Cloud or the Raindrops?

Palle Yourgrau

in Death and Nonexistence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190247478
eISBN:
9780190247492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190247478.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

The birth and death of a person constitute (existential) changes in that individual. This idea is challenged, however, by Thomas Aquinas—supported by Peter Geach—who believes that no change can ... More


Biosemiosis: The biological depth of culture

Nathan Lyons

in Signs in the Dust: A Theory of Natural Culture and Cultural Nature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190941260
eISBN:
9780190941291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941260.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Part II of this book takes the account of human culture developed in Part I and extends it backwards into biological and physical nature to reveal culture’s third dimension of natural ‘depth’. This ... More


Speaking Pittsburghese: The Story of a Dialect

Barbara Johnstone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945689
eISBN:
9780199369836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945689.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book explores the history of Pittsburghese, the local dialect of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area as it is imagined and used by Pittsburghers. Sociolinguist Barbara Johnstone asks what happened ... More


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