Peirce on Signs: Writings on Semiotic

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UNC Press Books, 1991 - Philosophy - 284 pages
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Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is rapidly becoming recognized as the greatest American philosopher. At the center of his philosophy was a revolutionary model of the way human beings think. Peirce, a logician, challenged traditional models by describin
 

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Contents

An Essay on the Limits of Religious Thought Written to Prove That We Can Reason upon the Nature of God
14
A Treatise on Metaphysics
16
On a New List of Categories
23
Questions concerning Certain Faculties Claimed for Man
34
Some Consequences of Four Incapacities
54
Grounds of Validity of the Laws of Logic Further Consequences of Four Incapacities
85
Frasers The Works of George Berkeley
116
On the Nature of Signs
141
Jamess Psychology
203
Mans Glassy Essence
212
Minute Logic
231
Sign
239
Lectures on Pragmatism
241
Pragmatism Defined
246
Prolegomena to an Apology for Pragmaticism
249
The Basis of Pragmaticism
253

The Fixation of Belief
144
How to Make Our Ideas Clear
160
One Two Three Fundamental Categories of Thought and of Nature
180
A Guess a the Riddle
186
A Neglected Argument for the Reality of God
260
Bibliography
279
Index
281
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About the author (1991)

James Hoopes, professor of history at Babson College, is author of "Consciousness in New England: From Puritanism and Ideas to Psychoanalysis and Semiotic.

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