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Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), the founder of pragmatism, is generally considered the most significant American philosopher. Popularized by William James and John Dewey, pragmatism advocates that our philosophical theories be linked to experience and practice. The essays in this volume reveal how Peirce developed this concept.

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Peirce (1839-1914) is generally considered the most significant American philosopher.

Synopsis:

Peirce (1839-1914) is generally considered the most significant American philosopher.

Synopsis:

Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), the founder of pragmatism, is generally considered the most significant American philosopher. Popularized by William James and John Dewey, pragmatism advocates that our philosophical theories be linked to experience and practice. The essays in this volume reveal how Peirce developed this concept.

Table of Contents

1. Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) Cheryl Misak; 2. Peirce's place in the pragmatist tradition Sami Philstrom; 3. Peirce and medieval thought John Boler; 4. Reflections on inquiry and truth arising from Peirce's method for the fixation of belief David Wiggins; 5. Truth, reality and convergence Christopher Hookway; 6. C. S. Peirce on vital matters Cheryl Misak; 7. Peirce's common sense marriage of religion and science Douglas Anderson; 8. Peirce's pragmatic account of perception: issues and implications Sandra Rosenthal; 9. The development of Peirce's theory of signs T. L. Short; 10. Peirce's semiotic model of the mind Peter Skagested; 11. Beware of syllogism: statistical reasoning and conjecturing according to Peirce Isaac Levi; 11. Peirce's deductive logic: its development, influence and philosophical significance Randall Dipert.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521579100
Editor:
Misak, Cheryl
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Misak, Cheryl
Author:
Misak, Cheryl
Location:
New York
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
Peirce, Charles S
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Modern
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
Series Volume:
Bd. 55
Publication Date:
20040731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 b/w illus.
Pages:
380
Dimensions:
8.96x5.94x.99 in. 1.13 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), the founder of pragmatism, is generally considered the most significant American philosopher. Popularized by William James and John Dewey, pragmatism advocates that our philosophical theories be linked to experience and practice. The essays in this volume reveal how Peirce developed this concept.
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