The Peirce Pages Project

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Work & Blog Update

Our first co-authored piece came out recently, and we've got more joint projects in the works.  Here's what lies ahead for us in 2017: We are co-organizing a panel for this year's meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association at Congress... Continue Reading →

The Eastern, ahoy!

Is it the year we blog more??? Who could say? But it IS the year we both give talks at the Eastern, coming up this week in Baltimore.  Pragmatism for all! DH will be giving a talk for the Santayana... Continue Reading →

Firstness things First: 1.300-1.305

Chapter 2: "The Categories in Detail"! First up is...well, obviously, Firstness. With regard to Firstness, and all of the categories, we can ask: where do they come from?  The list of such categories "is a table of conceptions drawn from... Continue Reading →

If Peirce’s philosophy could resuscitate Hegel…

Surely we can resuscitate our own blog? Well, we're going to try.  In the meantime, we made you some things! KB made this and this and this.  DH made this and this.  Comments welcome! The next thing we will make:... Continue Reading →

2016! The Categories! The Eastern!

2016, ahoy hoy! Here's - dare I say it in philosophical company? - a fact: we are pretty bad at blogging between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day.  We think we're going to do it, and then the grading tsunami washes over... Continue Reading →

The categories, ahoy!

What's that on the horizon?  Looks like a triad; contains substantive philosophical claims; haecceity, brute force, interpretation...gasp!  The categories!  For all y'all who wonder how someone who thinks metaphysics is 'scrofulous' can pronounce categories, this book promises answers.  Given from... Continue Reading →

Super Spiral Update!

So, after DH noted that Peirce never actually plotted the spirals that he provided equations for in 1.276 and thought were very important for us to study, I decided to plot them myself. And then I realized: I have no... Continue Reading →

Don’t make me set you down as a trifler: 1.273-1.283

Only two things left to divide: philosophy and mathematics.  Then we are out of the 'Detailed Classification of the Sciences'.  Yippee-kay-ay!  A friend of the blog wrote in last week that he enjoys how Peirce 'can exhaust the patience of... Continue Reading →

Never trust a scanty-bearded crystallographer: 1.260-1.272

Can we talk about crystals for a bit? Wait, you said “no”? You said, “why on earth would we be talking about crystals, aren’t we supposed to be talking about pragmatism or something, and come to think of it, it’s... Continue Reading →

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