Charles Sanders Peirce (enlarged Edition), Revised And Enlarged Edition: A Life

Paperback | November 22, 1998

byJoseph Brent

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"[Brent] has produced a thoughtful, sometimes moving, and entirely accessible intellectual biography which is also, under the circumstances, indispensable." -The New York Review of Books

"... a fine biography."-The New York Times Book Review

"... an extraordinary, inspiring portrait of the largely forgotten Peirce, a progenitor of modern thought who devised a realist metaphysics and attempted to achieve direct knowledge of God by applying the logic of science." -Publishers Weekly

In this expanded paperback edition of the critically acclaimed biography of a true American original, the philosopher-polymath Charles Sanders Peirce, Joseph Brent refines his interpretation of Peirce's thought and character based on new research, and has added a glossary and a detailed chronology.

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Biographer Joseph Brent refines his interpretation of the thought and character of Charles Sanders Peirce based on new research. "An extraordinary, inspiring portrait of the largely forgotten Peirce, a progenitor of modern thought who devised a realist metaphysics and attempted to achieve direct knowledge of God by applying the logic o...

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"[Brent] has produced a thoughtful, sometimes moving, and entirely accessible intellectual biography which is also, under the circumstances, indispensable." -The New York Review of Books"... a fine biography."-The New York Times Book Review"... an extraordinary, inspiring portrait of the largely forgotten Peirce, a progenitor of modern...

Joseph Brent, an intellectual historian, was formerly on the faculty at the University of the District of Columbia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:November 22, 1998Publisher:Indiana University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253211611

ISBN - 13:9780253211613

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Biographer Joseph Brent refines his interpretation of the thought and character of Charles Sanders Peirce based on new research. "An extraordinary, inspiring portrait of the largely forgotten Peirce, a progenitor of modern thought who devised a realist metaphysics and attempted to achieve direct knowledge of God by applying the logic of science".--PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. Includes new glossary and detailed chronology. 36 photos

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"This title has been reviewed jointly with The essential Peirce: selected philosophical writings. v.1: 186" -1893," by Charles Sanders Peirce; and "Reasoning and the Logic of things: the Cambridge conferences lectures of 1898," by Charles Sanders Peirce.