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Truth and the end of inquiry : a Peircean account of truth

Author: C J Misak
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford philosophical monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Expanded pbk. edView all editions and formats
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C.S. Peirce, founder of pragmatism, argued that truth is what we would agree upon, were enquiry to be pursued as far as it could go. Here, C.J. Misak argues for and elucidates the pragmatic account of truth, paying attention to Peirce's texts and to the requirements for a suitable account of truth.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Misak, C.J. (Cheryl J.).
Truth and the end of inquiry.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2008613136
(OCoLC)53392533
Named Person: Charles S Peirce; Charles S Peirce; Charles S Peirce
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C J Misak
ISBN: 9780191519635 0191519634 019824231X 9780198242314 0199270597 9780199270590
OCLC Number: 370946282
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (210 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction; Pragmatism; Inquiry: the fixation of belief; Logic; Objectivity, bivalence, and truth; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Oxford philosophical monographs.
Responsibility: C.J. Misak.
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