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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Who is Charles Peirce?
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Phenomenology and the Normative Sciences
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According to Peirce brute Carolyn Eisele chapter Charles Charles Sanders Peirce claim classification conceivable practical conclusion connection derived Descartes Descartes's developed Dewey distinction doctrine edited ence entirely esthetics everything evolutionary cosmology existing thing experience F.C.S. Schiller fact fallibilism final opinion Fixation of Belief formal logic Harvard hypothesis icon ideal ideas independent individual instance institutionalized religion interpretant James John Kant laws logica utens logical positivists mathematics meaning metaphysics mind natural nominalists normative logic normative sciences notion object opposed particular thinks Peirce argued Peirce believed Peirce called Peirce considered Peirce distinguished Peirce put Peirce saw Peirce's conception Peirce's theorem Peirce's view person phenomenology possible pragmatic maxim pragmatists principle realist reality refers religious representamen Saussure scientific inquiry scientific method scientist Scotus's definition semeiotic sign relation signifies special sciences symbol synechism term thought three categories tion transubstantiation triadic triadic relations true truth Univ universe verification principle word