Interpretation of Nature: Peirce’s Theory of Interpretation

“Interpretation of Nature: Peirce’s Theory of Interpretation,” Contemporary Pragmatism, 15(1)  (February 2018), 1-14. Link to Contemporary Pragmatism Abstract The main purpose of this paper is to investigate Charles S. Peirce’s theory of interpretation, with special regard to the theory of determination. In his theory of interpretation, Peirce’s attention is drawn to the work of “mind,”…

From Phenomenology to Ethics

“From Phenomenology to Ethics: Intentionality and the Other in Marion’s Saturated Phenomenon,” Journal of Ethics, 116 (November 2017), 63-83. PDF Version AbstractThe “saturated phenomenon” is Jean-Luc Marion’s principal hypothesis, by which he tries to ground the source of phenomenality. Against the transcendental phenomenology, Marion finds phenomena that go beyond the constitutional power of intention. The…

Mind as Conceptual Structure

“Mind as Conceptual Structure: On Ethical Theory of C. I. Lewis’s Conceptual Pragmatism,” Journal of Ethics, 113 (2017), 73-80. PDF version Abstract Clarence I. Lewis (1883-1964) delineated the structure of mind based on his “conceptual pragmatism.” Human mind grounds itself on the ongoing dynamic interaction of relational processes, which is essentially mediated and structural. Lewis’s…

Peirce on Person

“Peirce on Person: Peirce’s Theory of Determination and the Existence of Personality,” Appraisal, 11:1 (Spring 2016), 26-32. PDF version Abstract In his theory of determination, Charles Peirce considered two processes of determination, the semiotic process and epistemology. The semiotic process is an extensional process from object to interpretant that consists of an infinite chain of…