The Essential Peirce
Selected Philosophical Writings' (1867-1893) 1867-1893 v. 1
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Essential Peirce by Charles S. Peirce
Book Description"...a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces...all the Peirce most people will ever need." -Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books "The Monist essays are included in the first volume of the compact and welcome Essential Peirce; they are by Peirce's standards quite accessible and splendid in their cosmic scope and assertiveness."-London Review of Books A convenient two-volume reader's edition makes accessible to students and scholars the most important philosophical papers of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders Peirce. This first volume presents twenty-five key texts from the first quarter century of his writing, with a clear introduction and informative headnotes. Volume 2 will highlight the development of Peirce's system of signs and his mature pragmatism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780253207210
(231mm x 155mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1992
Country of Publication: United States
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Presents 29 texts, beginning with "Immortality in the Light of Synechism", in which the author proposes synechism, tendency to regard everything as continuous, as a key advance over the 3 'isms' materialism, idealism, and dualism, and ending with the author's unfinished investigations of the relative merits of different kinds of reasoning.
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Author Biography - Charles S. Peirce
NATHAN HOUSER is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Peirce Edition Project at Indiana University at Indianapolis. CHRISTIAN KLOESEL is Professor of English at Indiana University at Indianapolis.
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