Paul FORSTER

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Paul FORSTER
Membre de la Faculté des études supérieures et postdoctorales et Professeur titulaire, Département de philosophie

Ph.D., M.A. en philosophie, B.A. (spécialisation) en géographie, Western University

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Courriel professionnel : pforster@uOttawa.ca

Biographie

Titres universitaires

Ph.D., M.A. en philosophie, B.A. (spécialisation) en géographie, Western University

 

Recherche en cours

Je prépare un ouvrage intitulé Peirce’s Proof of Pragmatism et j’ai aussi un projet de livre a long terme sur le débat entre John Dewey et Bertrand Russell.

Cours enseignés

  •  PHI 1104 Fundamental Philosophical Questions
  •  PHI 3170 Theory of Knowledge
  •  PHI 3397  Origins of Analytic Philosophy
  •  PHI 3174 Metaphysics
  • PHI 3396 19th Century Philosophy
  • PHI 4308 American Philosophy

Séminaires:

  • Peirce’s Proof of Pragmatism, 2015
  • Analytic Methods of Metaphysics: Russell, Quine and Kripke, 2013
  • Quine’s Last Writings: A Survey of his Philosophical System, 2011
  • Scientific Philosophy:  Dewey versus Russell, 2009
  • Russell, Moore and the Origins of Analytic Philosophy, 2008
  • Holism, 2007
  • Charles Peirce’s Proof of the Pragmatic Maxim, 2006
  • What is Naturalism? Quine versus Chomsky, 2005

Survol des publications

Livres

Peirce and the Threat of Nominalism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011).

The Rule of Reason: The Philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce, co-edité avec Jacqueline Brunning, (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997).  Ce livre comprend une introduction (pp.3-13), co-auteur, et “Logical Foundations of Peirce's Indeterminism” (pp. 57-80).

Articles et Comptes rendus

“Peirce and The Logic of Diagrams,” Recherches sémiotiques/Semiotic Inquiry,
 2016.

"Introduction,” Winds of Doctrine, The Critical Edition of the Works of George Santayana(Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018): 27,339 mots.

"Peirce on Theory and Practice", Charles Sanders Peirce in His Own Words, 100 Years of Semiotics, Communication and Cognition, Torkild Thellefsen et Bent Sorensen (eds), Berlin/Boston, Mouton de Gruyter, 2014: 372-383.

"Doing Epistemology Scientifically: The Case of Dewey and Russell", Cognitio, 15(1), January-June, 2014: 73-88.

“Review of Dewey’s Enduring Impact:  Essays on America’s Philosopher John Shook and Paul Kurtz (eds) (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2011),” Philosophy in Review, 33 (3), 2013: 235-239.

 “What is at Stake Between Rorty and Putnam?” dans James Tartaglia (ed) Richard Rorty: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers: Volume 3: Philosophers (London: Routledge, 2002) (C’est article est reproduit à partir de Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 1992, 52, 585–603).

“What Grounds the Categories?: Peirce Versus Santayana,” Overheard in Seville: The Bulletin of the Georges Santayana Society, No. 26, Fall, 2008: 8-18.

“Neither Dogma nor Common Sense: The Philosophy of G.E. Moore’s ‘Proof of an External World’,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 16 (1) 2008: 163-195.

“Animal Faith or Natural Knowledge: Why Dewey and Santayana Can’t Agree about Philosophy” dans Matthew Flamm et Krzysztof Skowroñski (eds), Under Any Sky: Contemporary Readings of Santayana  (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007): 45-61.

“Review of Andrew Reynold’s Peirce’s Scientific Metaphysics: The Philosophy of Chance, Law and Evolution,” Journal for the History of the Behavioral Sciences, vol. 40, Issue 1, Winter 2004: 101-102.

“The Logic of Pragmatism: A Neglected Argument for Peirce’s Pragmatic Maxim,” Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, vol. XXXIX, No. 4, Fall 2003: 525-554.

“Scientific Inquiry as a Self-Correcting Process” dans Joao Queiroz et al (eds) Digital Encyclopedia of Peirce's Philosophy (www.tr3s.com.br/peirce, 2001).

“Some Problems with Rorty's Pragmatist Defence of Liberalism,” Journal of Philosophical Research, 2000, Vol. XXV: 345-362.

“Pragmatism, Relativism and the Critique of Philosophy,” Metaphilosophy, Vol. 29, No. 1/2, January/April, 1998: 58-78.

“Kant, Boole and Peirce's Early Metaphysics,” Synthese, 113, 1997: 43-70.

“Unity, Theory and Practice: F. H. Bradley and Pragmatism” dans James Bradley (ed.), Philosophy After F. H. Bradley, (Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 1996): 166-193.

“The Unity of Peirce's Theories of Truth,” British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1996: 119-147.

“Review of T.L.S. Sprigge’s James and Bradley: American Truth and British Reality,” Mind, 1996, Vol. 105, No. 417: 190-194.

“Review of The Writings of Charles Peirce: A Chronological Edition, Volume 5,” Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, Vol. XXXI, No. 1, Winter 1995: 224-231.

“The Limits of Pragmatic Realism,” Philosophy Today, Vol. 38, No. 3, Fall 1994: 243-258.

“Realism and the Critical Philosophy: Kant’s Abstentions in the ‘Refutation of Idealism’,” Idealistic Studies, 1994, Vol. 24, No. 1: 21-41.

“Peirce and the Threat of Nominalism: The Foundations of Community”, Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society, 1992, Vol. XXVIII, No. 4: 691-724.

“What is at Stake Between Putnam and Rorty?,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 1992, Vol. LII, No. 3: 585-604.

“Review of Nicholas Jardine's The Fortunes of Inquiry,” Philosophy of Science, December 1990, vol. 57, No. 4: 727-9.

“Peirce on the Authority and Progress of Science,” Transactions of the Charles Peirce Society, Fall 1989, Vol. XXV, No. 4: 421-452.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Champs d'intérêt

  • Pragmatisme
  • Histoire de la philosophie analytique
  • Épistémologie
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