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Action Through Thought: The Ethics of Inquiry

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/9780823216154.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter talks about how Charles Sanders Peirce's philosophy might be judged by some to be “un-American” because it does not live up to the stereotype of “American.” According to this popular ... More


Normative Science and the Pragmatic Maxim

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/9780823216154.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter explores how Charles Sanders Peirce was convinced that his account of the hierarchical dependence of logic on ethics, and of ethics on esthetics, was a discovery of fundamental ... 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


Synechism & Law

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/9780823217090.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines the role of synechism in Charles S. Pierce's pragmatism. Pierce frequently remarked that his pragmaticism was intimately related to synechism or the doctrine of continuity. ... More


Peirce’s Post-Kantian Categories

John Llewelyn

in Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Spell of John Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408943
eISBN:
9781474416030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408943.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In Peirce’s terminology to be actualised means to exist. Existence falls within the category of Secondness which is intermediate between the purely qualitative presence of Firstness and the ... More


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