Jerry R., List:

JR:  Is it your claim, then, that the actual proposition should matter?


All I am saying is that the title of Peirce's article strongly suggests
that it is primarily about a neglected argument for the Reality of God.

Regards,

Jon Alan Schmidt - Olathe, Kansas, USA
Professional Engineer, Amateur Philosopher, Lutheran Layman
www.LinkedIn.com/in/JonAlanSchmidt - twitter.com/JonAlanSchmidt

On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 6:13 PM, Jerry Rhee <jerryr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Jon, list:
>
>
>
> You said:
>
> “ I find it rather implausible that a work entitled "A Neglected Argument
> for the Reality of God" was somehow intended to be more about "the
> *attitude *and *method *from which all decisions of importance to the
> conduct of a life should begin," such that the content of the hypothesis
> itself is secondary or even irrelevant.”
>
>
>
> That is an interesting statement.  Is it your claim, then, that the actual
> proposition should matter?
>
>
>
> If it matters so much, then, what is it for this situation, the
> proposition/hypothesis; that thing that makes the matter answerable?
>
>
> That is, if "The hypothesis cannot be admitted, even as a hypothesis,
> unless it be supposed that it would account for the facts or some of them?"
> what is the argument in logical form for the NA?  Where is the beginning of
> such a thing?
>
> Thanks,
> Jerry R
>
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