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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


On Reading God's Great Poem

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:
10.1093/0199256586.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

An exploration of Peirce's defence of religious belief and of how this is compatible with his pragmatist principle and with his claim that all responsible inquiry should use the method of science. ... More


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