Charles Sanders Peirce

Charles Sanders Peirce (/ˈpɜːrs/,[8] like "purse", September 10, 1839 – Aprile 19, 1914) wis an American filosofer, logician, mathematician, an scientist who is sometimes kent as "the faither o pragmatism".

Charles Sanders Peirce
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Charles Sanders Peirce
BornSeptember 10, 1839 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
DiedAprile 19, 1914 (aged 74) in Milford, Pennsylvanie
FieldsLogic, Mathematics,
Stateestics,[1][2] Filosofie,
Metrology,[3] Chemistry,
Experimental psychology[4]
Economics,[5] Lingueestics,[6]
History o science
Releegious stanceEpiscopal (unconventional)[7]


  1. Hacking, Ian (1990), "A Universe of Chance", The Taming of Chance, pp. 200–215, Cambridge U. Pr.
  2. Stigler, Stephen M. (1978). "Mathematical statistics in the early States". Annals of Statistics. 6: 239–265 [248]. doi:10.1214/aos/1176344123. JSTOR 2958876. MR 0483118.
  3. Crease, Robert P (2009). "Charles Sanders Peirce and the first absolute measurement standard: In his brilliant but troubled life, Peirce was a pioneer in both metrology and philosophy". Physics Today. 62 (12): 39–44. doi:10.1063/1.3273015.
  4. Cadwallader, Thomas C. (1974). "Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914): The first American experimental psychologist". Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences. 10 (3): 291. doi:10.1002/1520-6696(197407)10:3<291::AID-JHBS2300100304>3.0.CO;2-N.
  5. Wible, James R. (2008), "The Economic Mind of Charles Sanders Peirce", Contemporary Pragmatism, v. 5, n. 2, December, pp. 39-67
  6. Nöth, Winfried (2000), "Charles Sanders Peirce, Pathfinder in Linguistics", Digital Encyclopedia of Charles S. Peirce.
  7. Joseph Brent (1998). Charles Sanders Peirce: A Life (2 ed.). Indiana University Press. p. 18. ISBN 9780253211613. Peirce had strong, though unorthodox, religious convictions. Although he was a communicant in the Episcopal church for most of his life, he expressed contempt for the theologies, metaphysics, and practices of established religions. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  8. "Peirce", in the case of C.S. Peirce, always rhymes with the English-language word "terse" and so, in most dialects, is pronounced exactly like the English-language word " purse ". See "Note on the Pronunciation of 'Peirce'", Peirce Project Newsletter, v. 1, nos. 3/4, Dec. 1994.