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The Resource Peirce : a guide for the perplexed, Cornelis de Waal, (electronic resource)

Peirce : a guide for the perplexed, Cornelis de Waal, (electronic resource)

Label
Peirce : a guide for the perplexed
Title
Peirce
Title remainder
a guide for the perplexed
Statement of responsibility
Cornelis de Waal
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Charles Sanders Peirce, the founder of pragmatism, is a hugely important and influential thinker in the history of American philosophy. His philosophical interests were broad and he made significant contributions in several different areas of thought. Moreover, his contributions are intimately connected and his philosophy designed to form a coherent and systematic whole. Peirce: A Guide for the Perplexed is a clear and thorough account of Peirce's life and thought, his major works and ideas, providing an ideal guide to this important and complex thinker. The book introduces all the key concepts and themes in Peirce's thought, exploring his contributions to logic, pragmatism, truth, semiotics and metaphysics and demonstrating how his ideas developed into a coherent system of thought. Geared towards the specific requirements of students who need to reach a sound understanding of Peirce's ideas, the book serves as a clear and concise introduction to his philosophy. This is the idea companion to study of this most influential and challenging of thinkers"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Waal, Cornelis
Dewey number
191
LC call number
B945.P44
LC item number
D385 2013
Series statement
Guides for the perplexed
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peirce, Charles S.
  • PHILOSOPHY / General
Label
Peirce : a guide for the perplexed, Cornelis de Waal, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-173) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1: Life and Work Chapter 2: Logic Chapter 3: The Doctrine of the Categories Chapter 4: Semiotics Chapter 5: Philosophy of Science Chapter 6: Pragmatism but Not Practicalism Chapter 7: A Pragmatist Theory of Truth Chapter 8: The Perpetual Fight against Nominalism Chapter 9: The Impact of Darwin Chapter 10: Mathematics Chapter 11: Mind and Self Chapter 12 (Conclusion): The Architectonic Philosopher Bibliography Notes Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000787146
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 183 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781847065162
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012020371
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000787146
Label
Peirce : a guide for the perplexed, Cornelis de Waal, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-173) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1: Life and Work Chapter 2: Logic Chapter 3: The Doctrine of the Categories Chapter 4: Semiotics Chapter 5: Philosophy of Science Chapter 6: Pragmatism but Not Practicalism Chapter 7: A Pragmatist Theory of Truth Chapter 8: The Perpetual Fight against Nominalism Chapter 9: The Impact of Darwin Chapter 10: Mathematics Chapter 11: Mind and Self Chapter 12 (Conclusion): The Architectonic Philosopher Bibliography Notes Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000787146
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 183 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781847065162
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012020371
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000787146

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