Posts Tagged: Peirce

Animal pragmatism

My contribution to the 2012 EAA session Animal agency? is now available in extended article draft form over at academia.edu. The paper is called Animal pragmatism. Take a look if you’re interested. It’s unlikely the paper will ever be published.

Animal pragmatism

My contribution to the 2012 EAA session Animal agency? is now available in extended article draft form over at academia.edu. The paper is called Animal pragmatism. Take a look if you’re interested. It’s unlikely the paper will ever be published.

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link.

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link.

Article on abduction out

My article on abductive inference in archaeology can be found in the most recent issue of Muinaistutkija (3/2013). In it I argued for the fallible and open-ended nature of archaeological epistemology. With some examples from the history of archaeology I

Article on abduction out

My article on abductive inference in archaeology can be found in the most recent issue of Muinaistutkija (3/2013). In it I argued for the fallible and open-ended nature of archaeological epistemology. With some examples from the history of archaeology I

The Commens Dictionary of Peirce’s Terms

For as long as I have studied Peirce I have found one site very helpful. I am sure almost everyone interested in Peirce must know about this but in case there is anyone not familiar with The Commens, here it

The Commens Dictionary of Peirce’s Terms

For as long as I have studied Peirce I have found one site very helpful. I am sure almost everyone interested in Peirce must know about this but in case there is anyone not familiar with The Commens, here it

Peirce on induction, laws of nature, habits, and thought

This is a quote from Peirce’s Laws of Nature (EP2, 68), in which he, after having characterized inductions as ‘subjective generalizations’ writes that: Such a generalization, a mere fabrication of ingenuity, which I term a subjective generalization, is often proposed

Peirce on induction, laws of nature, habits, and thought

This is a quote from Peirce’s Laws of Nature (EP2, 68), in which he, after having characterized inductions as ‘subjective generalizations’ writes that: Such a generalization, a mere fabrication of ingenuity, which I term a subjective generalization, is often proposed

Ruin memories

A few days ago I received an invitation to take part in the next, and final, workshop of the Ruin memories project. It will be held in Pasvik, Norway, at the end of September. I will give a presentation on

Ruin memories

A few days ago I received an invitation to take part in the next, and final, workshop of the Ruin memories project. It will be held in Pasvik, Norway, at the end of September. I will give a presentation on

Archaeolog

A short article I wrote on objects and habits for the weblog Archaeolog is now online (follow the link). Let me know what you think.

Archaeolog

A short article I wrote on objects and habits for the weblog Archaeolog is now online (follow the link). Let me know what you think.

Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies ‘Science Day 2012’ (University of Helsinki)

The Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Helsinki is organizing a ‘Science Day‘ on Wednesday the 16th of May where the department researchers are to showcase their projects. I will give a short presentation

Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies ‘Science Day 2012’ (University of Helsinki)

The Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Helsinki is organizing a ‘Science Day‘ on Wednesday the 16th of May where the department researchers are to showcase their projects. I will give a short presentation

EAA 2012 in Helsinki

Yesterday I received an email saying that my paper proposal for the upcoming meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists has been accepted. I sent in a proposal for the session called ‘Animal agency?’. This is what I wrote: Animal

EAA 2012 in Helsinki

Yesterday I received an email saying that my paper proposal for the upcoming meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists has been accepted. I sent in a proposal for the session called ‘Animal agency?’. This is what I wrote: Animal

Intuition and Frequency

As may have become clear, the Peircean idea of intuition is central for my doctoral thesis. Now, check out these books: Intuition and Frequency. It may look like I found these books by Googling the terms ‘Peirce’ and ‘intuition’. Well,

Intuition and Frequency

As may have become clear, the Peircean idea of intuition is central for my doctoral thesis. Now, check out these books: Intuition and Frequency. It may look like I found these books by Googling the terms ‘Peirce’ and ‘intuition’. Well,