Peirce by Cornelis de Waal
A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed)

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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 Peirce's 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 Peirce's 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 Peirce's 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.
 

About Cornelis de Waal

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Cornelis de Waal is Associate Professor in philosophy at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis, USA, and Associate Editor with the Peirce Edition Project.
 
Published January 3, 2013 by Bloomsbury Academic. 196 pages
Genres: Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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