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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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"Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), the most important and influential of the classical American philosophers, is credited as the inventor of the philosophical school of pragmatism. The scope and significance of his work have had a lasting effect not only in several fields of philosophy but also in mathematics, the history and philosophy of science, and the theory of signs, as well as in literary and cultural  Read more...
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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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