Illustrations of the Logic of Science

Popular Science Monthly Volume 12 January 1878  (1878) Illustrations of the Logic of Science II By Charles Sanders Peirce *** By C. S. PEIRCE, ASSISTANT IN THE UNITED STATES COAST SURVEY.   SECOND PAPER.—HOW TO MAKE OUR IDEAS CLEAR. I. WHOEVER has looked into a modern treatise on logic of the common sort, will doubtless … Continue reading Illustrations of the Logic of Science

Democracy and Hindu social system

An excerpt from BAWS, Vol.4 There are various forms of Government known to history—Monarchy, Aristocracy and Democracy to which may be added Dictatorship. The most prevalent form of Government at the present time is Democracy. There is, however, no unanimity as to what constitutes Democracy. When one examines the question one finds that there are … Continue reading Democracy and Hindu social system

Physicists Are Philosophers, Too

In his final essay the late physicist Victor Stenger argues for the validity of philosophy in the context of modern theoretical physics

What Does Pragmatism Mean by Practical

WHAT DOES PRAGMATISM MEAN BY PRACTICAL?' p By John Dewey PRAGMATISM, according to Mr. James, is a temper of mind, an attitude; it is also a theory of the nature of ideas and truth; and, finally, it is a theory about reality. It is pragmatism as method which is emphasized, I take it, in the … Continue reading What Does Pragmatism Mean by Practical



Important publications in Western Philosophy

This is a list of important publications in western philosophy, organized by field. Some reasons why a particular publication might be regarded as important: Topic creator – A publication that created a new topic Breakthrough – A publication that changed scientific knowledge significantly Influence – A publication which has significantly influenced the world or has … Continue reading Important publications in Western Philosophy