The pragmatic maxim [electronic resource] : essays on Peirce and pragmatism / Christopher Hookway
- Hookway, Christopher
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Peirce and Scepticism -- 2.Fallibilism and the Aim of Inquiry -- 3.Truth, Reality, and Convergence -- 4.Interrogatives and Uncontrollable Abductions -- 5.Normative Logic and Psychology: Peirce's Rejection of Psychologism -- 6.`The Form of a Relation': Peirce and Mathematical Structuralism -- 7.`A Sort of Composite Photograph': Pragmatism, Ideas, and Schematism -- 8.Pragmatism and the Given: C. I. Lewis, Quine, and Peirce -- 9.The Principle of Pragmatism: Peirce's Formulations and Examples -- 10.Logical Principles and Philosophical Attitudes: Peirce's Response to James's Pragmatism -- 11.How Peirce Argued for his Pragmatist Maxim.
- Christopher Hookway presents a series of essays on the work of Charles Sanders Peirce, the 'founder of Pragmatism' and one of the most important and original American philosophers. He illuminates how Peirce's writings on truth, science, and the nature of meaning contribute to philosophical understanding in ongoing debates.
- 9780191745089 (ebook)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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