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Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce, Volumes VII and VIII: Science and Philosophy and Reviews, Correspondence and Bibliography

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ISBN 9780674138032

Publication: January 1958

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BOOK I. EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE

1. MEASUREMENT OF THE FORCE OF GRAVITY

A Source of Error in Pendulum Measurements
Six Reasons for the Prosecution of Pendulum Experiments

Chapter 2. SMALL DIFFERENCES OF SENSATION

Original Paper
Later Reflections

BOOK II. SCIENTIFIC METHOD

1. SCIENTIFIC METHOD

Science
Logic and Scientific Method
Scientific Method
Simplicity
Kinds of Reasoning
Kinds of Induction
Uniformity of Nature

2. ECONOMY OF RESEARCH

Original Paper
Later Reflections

3. THE LOGIC OF DRAWING HISTORY FROM ANCIENT DOCUMENTS

Abstract
The Theory of Balancing Likelihoods
Criticism of the Theory of Balancing Likelihoods
The Logic of Science
Regularity and Explanation
Abduction, Induction, and Deduction
Three Kinds of Induction
Abduction
The Logic of History
Application of the Method

4. NOTES ON SCIENCE

The Study of Great Men
The History of Science
Measurement

5. THE LOGIC OF 1873

Investigation
Logic
Observation and Reasoning
Reality
Time and Thought
Belief
Pragmatism

Book III. PHILOSOPHY OF MIND

Chapter 1. PSYCHOGNOSY

Introduction
Consciousness and Purpose
Mind and Body
Nomological Psychognosy
Psychology
Classificatory Psychognosy

2. ASSOCIATION

General Characteristics of Mental Action
Contiguity and Resemblance
Defence of Author’s Opinions Stated in [Sec. 2]
Psychological Truths Needed in Logic
Theoretical Interest
Experience and Inference
Uncontrolled Inference
Association and Inference
Association and the Law of Mind

3. HABIT

Laws of Physics
Non-Conservative Actions
Relative and Absolute Motion
Psychical Action
Association
Law of Action of Ideas
Physics and Psychics
Evolution of the Laws of Nature
Chance and Law

4. CONSCIOUSNESS

Categories of Experience
Forms of Consciousness
Consciousness and Reasoning
What is the Use of Consciousness?
Synechism and Immortality
Consciousness and Language

5. TELEPATHY AND PERCEPTION

Telepathy
The Scientific Attitude
Perception
A Programme
The Percipuum
Conclusion

Index of Proper Names

Index of Subjects