On Peirce

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Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 91 pages
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This brief text assists students in understanding Peirce's philosophy and thinking so they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the Wadsworth Notes Series, (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON PEIRCE is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the philosophy of this key thinker. Like other books in the series, this concise book offers sufficient insight into the thinking of a notable philosopher, better enabling students to engage in reading and to discuss the material in class and on paper.

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Contents

Who is Charles Peirce?
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A New List of Categories
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Phenomenology and the Normative Sciences
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Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Cornelis de Waal teaches philosophy at Indiana University -- Purdue University Indianapolis, where he also directs a graduate program in American philosophy. His main scholarly activity is the reorganization of the manuscripts of Charles S. Peirce for the monumental WRITINGS OF CHARLES S. PEIRCE: A CHRONOLOGICAL EDITION, of which he is one of the editors. Other books by Cornelis de Waal include ON MEAD and his critically acclaimed ON PEIRCE. Both appeared with Wadsworth.

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