Peirce: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed)

Peirce: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed) by Cornelis de Waal 1847065163 9781847065162
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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 Peirces 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 Peirces 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 Peirces 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.

Author: Cornelis de Waal

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 200

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Publication Date: 2013-02-21

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