Charles S. Peirce and the Neglected Argument for the Reality of God




Charles S. Peirce, God, Musement, Abduction


This paper aims, above all, to invite a direct reading of the article that Charles S. Peirce published in 1908 with the title “A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God.” More than a century after its original publication, that article by Peirce has not lost its relevance: its careful reading continues to provide a lot to think about. To this end, my presentation is organized in six sections: 1) introduction; 2) presentation of “A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God”; 3) the notion of reality; 4) the heart of the “Neglected Argument”; 5) contemporary discussion: a response to Oya (2021); and 6) conclusion.


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How to Cite

Nubiola, J. (2022). Charles S. Peirce and the Neglected Argument for the Reality of God. HUMAN REVIEW. International Humanities Review / Revista Internacional De Humanidades, 11(1), 11–21.