Ordinal naturalism: an introduction to the philosophy of Justus Buchler
Provides a comprehensive introduction to the original and important American metaphysician. This study argues that Buchler's characteristic theories are responses to developments in the thought of "classical" American thinkers such as Peirce, Royce, Dewey, and Mead, and that his views radically transform their viewpoints.
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according to Buchler active judgment actual alescence analysis articulation assertive judgment assimilation Buchler points Buchler says Buchler's concept Buchler's metaphysics Buchler's theory cognitive concept of experience constitute contour defined definition Dewey Dewey's dimension discriminate distinction epistemology exhibitive judgment F. H. Bradley function George Herbert Mead George Santayana Hereafter cited Human Judgment ical individual insofar integrity interpretation involved John Dewey Josiah Royce judge Justus Buchler knowledge language linguistic manipulation Mead meaning ment Metaphysics of Natural method modes of judgment moral natura naturata natural complex Nature and Judgment ontological parity ontological priority ordinal location Peirce perspective philosophic plexes poetic poetry possibility prevail principle of ordinality proceiver proceptive direction proceptive domain query reality reflexive communication relevant respect Royce Santayana scope sense sign function sign relation social theory of judgment three modes tion tive traits utterance validation Whitehead