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.
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)
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