PRAGMATISM (MS 279-335)
A draft of a letter to the editor of the Sun. Associating the personal names of the discoverers with the great advances made in science is defended. The study of scientific philosophy requires a religious spirit. CSP's intellectual development. The Metaphysical Club. Nicholas St. John Green, a member of the Club, brought the doctrines of Bain to the attention of the other members. The correlation of the traditional threefold division of consciousness (feeling, volition, and cognition) with the threefold division of logical predicates (predicates connected with single subjects, two subjects, and more than two subjects).
Autobiographical references, Bain Alexander, Cognition (see also Belief; Conception; Thought), Consciousness, Feeling, Green Nicholas St. John (see also Metaphysical Club), Metaphysical Club (Cambridge), America and the sciences, Pragmatism and Pragmaticism, logical Predicate, Religion, Subject and predicate, Volition (see also Will; Willing)
PRAGMATISM / MISCELLANEOUS