Browning on inquiry into inquiry, Part I

This is the first of two papers addressing Browning’s “Designation, Characterization, and Theory in Dewey’s Logic” (2002) where he distinguishes a series of pre-theoretical and theoretical stages for developing a theory of logic. The second of these two papers will recommend a modified version of this scheme of stages of inquiry into inquiry. The present paper recounts Browning’s original version of these stages and the ramifications of not clearly distinguishing them. I respond to Browning’s claim that in Burke 1994 I made two such mistakes of not properly distinguishing theoretical and pre-theoretical stages of inquiry into inquiry.
Keywords Inquiry  John Dewey
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DOI 10.2979/TRA.2009.45.1.27
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C. S. Peirce (1877). The Fixation of Belief. Popular Science Monthly 12 (1):1--15.

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Matthew J. Brown (2012). John Dewey's Logic of Science. Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 2 (2):258-306.

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