Writings Of Charles S. Peirce

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The PEIRCE EDITION contains large sections of previously unpublished material in addition to selected published works. Each volume includes a brief historical and biographical introduction, extensive editorial and textual notes, and a full chronological list of all of
Peirce’s writings, published and unpublished, during the period covered.

Indiana University Press

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Editorial Reviews

Revised and updated from the 1953 edition. Surveys the writing of American history from the Norse voyages to the 1970's. The last three chapters, entirely new, survey historical writing since World War II. Volume four of this collection covers the years of Peirce's tenure as part-time lecturer in logic at Johns Hopkins, and many of the writings focus on logic and mathematics. He also wrote or published some of his most important scientific papers during this period, and included here are extensive selections from his reports on gravity, his comparison of a wave-length and a meter, and his quincuncial projection of the sphere. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253372017
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/1982
  • Edition description: A Chronological ed.
  • Pages: 736
  • Product dimensions: 6.52 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 1.74 (d)

Table of Contents

1. My Life written for the Class-Book
2. Private Thoughts principally on the conduct of life
The Sense of Beauty never furthered the Performance of a single Act of Duty
4. Raphael and
Michael Angelo compared as men
5. A Scientific Book of Synonyms
6. Think
7. Analysis of Genius
8. The Axioms of Intuition. After
[Three Essays on Infinity and God]
9. An essay on the Limits of
Religious thought written to prove that we can reason upon the nature of God
10. [The
Conception of Infinity]
11. Why we can Reason on the Infinite
12. Proof of the
Infinite Nature of the Creator
13. I, IT, and THOU: A Book giving Instruction in some of the Elements of Thought
14. The Modus of the IT
15. View of Chemistry: sketched for Young Ladies
16. [A Treatise on Metaphysics]
17. Analysis of
18. SPQR
19. The Chemical Theory of Interpenetration
[The Place of Our Age in the History of Civilization]
21. Letter Draft, Peirce to
Pliny Earle Chase
22. [Shakespearian Pronunciation]
23. Analysis of the
24. A Treatise of the Major Premisses of Natural Science
25. On the Doctrine of Immediate Perception
26. Letter, Peirce to Francis E. Abbot
On the Logic of
Science [Harvard Lectures of 1865]
27. Lecture I
28. Lecture
29. Lecture III
30. Lecture on the Theories of Whewell, Mill, and
31. Lecture VI: Boole’s Calculus of Logic
32. Lecture on
33. Lecture VIII: Forms of Induction and Hypothesis
34. Lecture X: Grounds of
35. Lecture XI
36. Teleological Logic
37. An Unpsychological
View of Logic to which are appended some applications of the theory to Psychology and other subjects
38. Logic of the Sciences
39. [The Logic Notebook]
Logic Chapter I
The Logic of Science; Or, Induction of Hypothesis [Lowell Lectures of
41. Lecture I
42. Lecture II
43. Lecture III
Lecture IV
45. Lecture V
46. [Lecture VI]
47. Lecture
48. Lecture IX
49. Lecture X
50. Lecture XI
51. Memoranda
Concerning the Aristotelean Syllogism
52. [On a Method of Searching for the
53. [Diagram of the IT]
Bibliography of Peirce’s References
Chronological List,
Essay on Editorial Method
Explanation of Symbols

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