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Belief, Confidence, and the Method of Science

Christopher Hookway

in Truth, Rationality, and Pragmatism: Themes from Peirce

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256587
eISBN:
9780191597718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256586.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

A discussion of Peirce's claim that belief has no place in science and his views of the different roles of rational self‐control in dealing with scientific matters and with ‘vital questions’. This ... More


Internalism to the Rescue?

Mark Richard

in Meanings as Species

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842811
eISBN:
9780191878732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842811.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, American Philosophy

If meanings are interestingly like species, meanings are multitudes and what our words mean isn’t up to us. This chapter doesn’t deny that one finds things that can reasonably be labeled ‘meanings’ ... More


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