The Cambridge Companion to Peirce / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Peirce / Edition 1

by Cheryl Misak
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521579104

ISBN-13: 9780521579100

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521579100
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

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.

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