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The Principle of Pragmatism: Peirce’s Formulations and Examples

Christopher Hookway

in The Pragmatic Maxim: Essays on Peirce and pragmatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199588381
eISBN:
9780191745089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588381.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Charles Peirce's pragmatic maxim is a rule for obtaining reflective clarity about the contents of concepts and hypotheses. The chapter identifies and compares a number of different formulations of ... More


Pragmatism & the Normative Sciences

Vincent G. Potter

in Charles S. Peirce: On Norms and Ideals

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823217090
eISBN:
9780823284733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823217090.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses Charles S. Pierce's pragmatism. Although Peirce came to recognize the nature and role of the normative sciences only late in his career, still he was convinced that his own ... More


Peirce on Normative Science

Vincent G. Potter

in Peirce's Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823216154
eISBN:
9780823284832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823216154.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter investigates Charles Sanders Peirce's interest in the normative sciences. Although logic received most of Peirce's attention throughout his long career, he was always interested in ... More


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