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Peirce and the Threat of Nominalism.

Author: Paul Forster
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a clear and comprehensive explanation of Peirce's thought and analyses his challenge to nominalism as a theory of meaning.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Forster, Paul.
Peirce and the Threat of Nominalism.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Forster
ISBN: 9781139082075 1139082078 1283112302 9781283112307
OCLC Number: 726734760
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; CHAPTER 1 Nominalism as demonic doctrine; CHAPTER 2 Logic, philosophy and the special sciences; CHAPTER 3 Continuity and the problem of universals; CHAPTER 4 Continuity and meaning: Peirce's pragmatic maxim; CHAPTER 5 Logical foundations of Peirce's pragmatic maxim; CHAPTER 6 Experience and its role in inquiry; CHAPTER 7 Inquiry as self-corrective; CHAPTER 8 Theories of truth: Peirce versus the nominalists; CHAPTER 9 Order out of chaos: Peirce's evolutionary cosmology. CHAPTER 10 A universe of chance: foundations of Peirce's indeterminismCHAPTER 11 From inquiry to ethics: the pursuit of truth as moral ideal; Bibliography; Index.

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