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Truth, Rationality, and Pragmatism: Themes from Peirce

Christopher Hookway

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256587
eISBN:
9780191597718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256586.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Charles Peirce's pragmatist philosophy contains important ideas for understanding the nature of epistemic rationality and rational self‐control. After a discussion of his views about the different ... More


Conceptualism is Kantian

Michael Morris

in The Good and the True

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239444
eISBN:
9780191679919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239444.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This chapter suggests that ‘interest’ in conceptualism's tenet is naturally read in line with something like Kant's conception of a scientific metaphysics. It is the one which may issue from and be ... More


No General Structure

C. Kenneth Waters

in Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Science: New Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199363209
eISBN:
9780199363216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363209.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter introduces a distinctive approach for scientific metaphysics. Instead of drawing metaphysical conclusions by interpreting the most basic theories of science, this approach draws ... More


Naturalized Metaphysics and the Contention over the Ontological Status of  Species

Matthew H. Slater

in Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Science: New Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199363209
eISBN:
9780199363216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363209.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The aim of this chapter is to begin exploring the connection between two debates at the intersection of metaphysics and the philosophy of science. First, there is the longstanding debate over the ... More


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