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  • I'm okay with "Charles Peirce," but I like "Charles S. Peirce" better and "Charles Sanders Peirce" best of all, I'm not sure why, maybe because having the full middle name is the surest way in the long run to avoid having a disambiguation thing at the page's top.

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  • The cantankerous Charles Peirce was the one who, in the late 1870s, first successfully tied a unit, the meter, to a well-known natural standard, the wavelength of a spectral line.

    The Perfected Yardstick

  • In his newfound pragmatism Meyer revealed the influence of another Chicagoan, whom he met shortly after Jane Addams: John Dewey, who in turn introduced him to his friends Charles Peirce and William James—whose Principles of Psychology, which also rejected nature and nurture as the only possible explanations for human behavior, appeared in 1890.


  • To update an analogy from a different context (from the great 19th-century philosopher, Charles Peirce) ... we can know with some degree of certainty that the goal of an archer or pub darts player was to hit the bulls-eye without him actually ever hitting it.

    Russ Wellen: Justifications for Torture: You've Heard the Rest, Now Here's the Best

  • Looking for assistance for those who do not find Pannenberg's historical arguments for the resurrection persuasive, Clayton next turns to Charles Peirce pp.29--32, advocating his approach to truth as a guide to the theological enterprise.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Charles Peirce has it exactly right: And the Democratic Party was nowhere in this debate.

    Greg Saunders: Don't Vote Democrat

  • The founding fathers of pragmatism in the United States, Charles Peirce and William James, had each projected pragmatism as a criticism of the metaphysical inquiry.

    Sidney Hook

  • The pragmatic theory of truth, beginning with Charles Peirce, had emphasized its continuity with the methodology of science.

    Sidney Hook

  • Charles Peirce particularly had identified pragmatism with the adoption of scientific method as the method through which conflicting hypotheses or opinions were mediated and improved by an appeal to future experimental consequences.

    Sidney Hook

  • Philosopher-scientists with an interest in the history of science (William Whewell, Charles Peirce, Ernst Mach, Pierre Duhem) gave interesting analyses of some aspects of scientific change.

    Scientific Progress


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