Charles Sanders Peirce

Charles Sanders Peirce

Born: September 10, 1839

Died: April 19, 1914

Nationality: Canadian

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Biography: Charles Sanders Peirce was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist, sometimes known as the father of pragmatism. He was educated as a chemist and employed as a scientist for 30 years. Today he is appreciated largely for his contributions to logic, mathematics, philosophy, scientific methodology, and semiotics, and for his founding of pragmatism.

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Source/Notes: Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce (1974 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674138025
Source/Notes: The Essential Peirce, Volume 1: Selected Philosophical Writings? (1867–1893) (1992 edition), Indiana University Press - ISBN: 9780253207210

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