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Manuscript Metadata

Resource ID

12473

Access

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Contributed by

Frederik Wellmann

date (Robin)

c. 1907

type of material

A. MS.

description

Another abandoned draft. The membership of the Metaphysical Club. Types of mind. Criticism of James's views on pragmatism. Application of the pragmatic maxim to philosophical questions involving chance and probability. Nominalism as a perversion of pragmatism. Criticism of J. S. Mill's attempt to eliminate necessity by regarding "law" and "uniformity" as synonymous. Affirmation of the reality of potentialities or capacities. Pragmatism as a part of methodeutic its connection with the experimental method of the sciences. Critical Common-sensism.

general index

Autobiographical references, Capacities, Critical commonsensism, James William, Law(s), Metaphysical Club (Cambridge), Methodeutic (see also Iogic Normative science), Mill John Stuart, Necessity, Nominalism, Potentiality, Pragmatism and Pragmaticism, maxim of Pragmatism and Pragmaticism, Probability and Chance, Uniformity (see also Nature uniformity of)

pagination

pp. 1-30, incomplete, with 8 pp. of variants

Date

1907~

number

MS0320_024

abbreviated title

(Prag)

date (Robin)

c. 1907

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 Public : MS_0320
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