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His glassy essence : an autobiography of Charles Sanders Peirce

Author: Kenneth Laine Ketner; Charles S Peirce
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, ©1998.
Series: The Vanderbilt library of American philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This autobiography of Charles Sanders Peirce offers insights into Peirce's life, his thought, and the intellectual milieu in which he worked.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ketner, Kenneth Laine.
His glassy essence.
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)606074738
Online version:
Ketner, Kenneth Laine.
His glassy essence.
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607008376
Named Person: Charles S Peirce; Charles S Peirce; Charles S Peirce; Charles S Peirce
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Laine Ketner; Charles S Peirce
ISBN: 0826513131 9780826513137
OCLC Number: 38286512
Notes: Largely in Charles S. Peirce's words, with additions by Kenneth Laine Ketner.
Description: xiii, 416 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Preface --
Letter from Boston --
For signs and for seasons --
In the beginning --
Let there be light --
Epilogue: method --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Series Title: The Vanderbilt library of American philosophy.
Responsibility: Kenneth Laine Ketner.
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