Methodeutic and the order of inquiry

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dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Media and Communication Studies en
dc.contributor.author Bergman, Mats
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-23T22:41:20Z
dc.date.available 2021-09-30T02:46:15Z
dc.date.issued 2018-01
dc.identifier.citation Bergman , M 2018 , ' Methodeutic and the order of inquiry ' , Semiotica , no. 220 , pp. 269-299 . https://doi.org/10.1515/sem-2016-0225 en
dc.identifier.issn 0037-1998
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dc.identifier.other WOS: 000419370200014
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dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0001-9814-1511/work/41140006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/298247
dc.description.abstract Although C.S. Peirce frequently notes the importance of the branch of logic he designates "rhetoric" or "methodeutic," he only rarely specifies what this subdivision is meant to involve. This article reassesses the role of methodeutic in Peirce's classification of the sciences, as well as the methodical significance of this classificatory endeavor itself. The article argues that the classification of sciences is best comprehended as a distinctive phase of methodeutic investigation, which examines actual manifestations of inquiry as well as abstract principles in crafting a normatively guiding conception of the scientific venture. It is further argued that the strict hierarchy on which Peirce bases his classification needs to be tempered to allow for a more flexible ordering, in which so-called "dynamical relationships" between inquiries are considered alongside the top-down perspective of "rational precedence." en
dc.format.extent 31
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Semiotica
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dc.subject methodeutic en
dc.subject C.S. Peirce en
dc.subject classification of sciences en
dc.subject speculative rhetoric en
dc.subject inquiry en
dc.subject 518 Media and communications en
dc.title Methodeutic and the order of inquiry en
dc.type Article
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dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1515/sem-2016-0225
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