Charles Sanders Peirce: A Life

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Indiana University Press, 1998 - 412 pagina's

"[Brent] has produced a thoughtful, sometimes moving, and entirely accessible intellectual biography which is also, under the circumstances, indispensable." —The New York Review of Books

"... a fine biography."┬ —The New York Times Book Review

"... an extraordinary, inspiring portrait of the largely forgotten Peirce, a progenitor of modern thought who devised a realist metaphysics and attempted to achieve direct knowledge of God by applying the logic of science." —Publishers Weekly

In this expanded paperback edition of the critically acclaimed biography of a true American original, the philosopher-polymath Charles Sanders Peirce, Joseph Brent refines his interpretation of Peirce's thought and character based on new research, and has added a glossary and a detailed chronology.

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CHARLES SANDERS PEIRCE: A Life

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After completing his doctoral dissertation on Peirce (1839- 1914), Brent (Intellectual History/University of the District of Columbia) waited 30 years to gain access to the private papers of the ... Volledige review lezen

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Volume 5 of the Writings of Charles S. Peirce brings the editors of the Peirce Project one step closer to their momentous goal: a complete edition of the philosopher's works. The present volume ... Volledige review lezen

Inhoudsopgave

18391871
26
Our Hour of Triumph
82
Expulsion from the Academy and
136
18901900
203
19001914
270
The Wasp in the Bottle
323
As Used by Peirce
349
Chronology
363
Bibliography
396
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Joseph Brent, an intellectual historian, was formerly on the faculty at the University of the District of Columbia.

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