Chapter

Peirce on Berkeley's Nominalistic Platonism

Doug Anderson and Peter Groff

in Conversations on Peirce

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780823234677
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780823238842 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823234677.003.0001

Series: American Philosophy (FUP)

Peirce on Berkeley's Nominalistic Platonism

Show Summary Details

Preview

Peirce sought sources for his own version of realism in the history of western thought. In this chapter, his “scholastic” realism is considered in light of the influences of Bishop Berkeley and Duns Scotus. Berkeley is seen to be a Peircean pragmatist in some respects but not all.

Keywords: Bishop Berkeley; nominalism; Peirce; realism; Scotus

Chapter.  4575 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Fordham University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.