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9780253352040
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Charles Peirce's Guess at the Riddle: Grounds for Human Significance

Charles Peirce's Guess at the Riddle: Grounds for Human Significance

by John K. Sheriff

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Overview

The purpose of Sheriff's work is to expound Peirce's unified theory of the universe--from cosmology to semiotic--and to discuss its ramifications for how he should live.


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ISBN-13: 9780253352040
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 08/22/1994
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

JOHN K. SHERIFF is Ernest E. Leisy Professor of English at Bethel College. He is the author of The Fate of Meaning: Charles Peirce, Structuralism, and Literature; The Good-Natured Man: The Evolution of a Moral Ideal, 1660–1800; and articles on semiotics and literary theory.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Nathan Houser

Preface

Acknowledgments

1
Peirce's Cosmogonic Philosophy

2
Mind

3
Signs

4
Belief, Reality, and Truth

5
Esthetics, Ethics, and Logic

6
Philosophical Sentimentalism

Notes

Index

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