The Essential Peirce, Volume 1

The Essential Peirce, Volume 1 : Selected Philosophical Writings' (1867-1893)

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... a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces.... all the Peirce most people will ever need." -Louis Menand, The New York Review of BooksThe Monist essays are included in the first volume of the compact and welcome Essential Peirce; they are by Peirce's standards quite accessible and splendid in their cosmic scope and assertiveness."-London Review of BooksA convenient two-volume reader's edition makes accessible to students and scholars the most important philosophical papers of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders Peirce. This first volume presents twenty-five key texts from the first quarter century of his writing, with a clear introduction and informative headnotes. Volume 2 will highlight the development of Peirce's system of signs and his mature pragmatism.show more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 453.59g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2ill.
  • 0253207215
  • 9780253207210
  • 239,580

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A convenient two-volume reader's edition makes accessible to students and scholars the most important philosophical papers of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders Peirce. Volume 1 presents twenty-five key texts, chronologically arranged, beginning with Peirce's 'On a New List of Categories' of 1867, a highly regarded alternative alternative to Kantian philosophy, and ending with the first sustained and systematic presentation of his evolutionary metaphysics in the Monist Metaphysical Series of 1891-1893.show more

About Nathan Houser

NATHAN HOUSER is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Peirce Edition Project at Indiana University at Indianapolis. CHRISTIAN KLOESEL is Professor of English at Indiana University at Indianapolis.show more

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