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Peirce's Philosophical Perspectives

Vincent G. Potter

Abstract

This book focuses primarily on Charles Sanders Peirce's realism, pragmatism, and theism, with attention to his tychism and synechism. It is a collection of the author's essays on Peirce. The essays run counter to many selective readings of Peirce, including those encouraged by his friend and champion, William James. The influence of Bernard Lonergan and John E. Smith on the author is clear throughout. In the book, the author brought several distinctive assets to his scholarship. First, his appreciation and understanding of medieval philosophy enriched his discussion of John Duns Scotus's influ ... More

Keywords: Charles Sanders Peirce, realism, pragmatism, theism, tychism, synechism, medieval philosophy, probability, continuum

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780823216154
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823216154.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vincent G. Potter, author
Fordham University