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Þ Read ✓ Reasoning and the Logic of Things: The Cambridge Conferences Lectures of 1898 by Charles Sanders Peirce ä

Charles Sanders Peirce Was An American Philosopher, Physicist, Mathematician, And The Founder Of Pragmatism Despite His Importance In The History Of Philosophy, A Unified Statement Of His Thought Has Been Unavailable With This Publication, Readers At Long Last Are Offered The Philosopher S Only Known, Complete, And Coherent Account Of His Own Work originally Delivered As The Cambridge Conferences Lectures Of , Reasoning And The Logic Of Things Is The Most Accessible And Thorough Introduction To Peirce S Mature Thought To Be Found Within The Compass Of A Single BookBeginning With An Explanation Of The Nature Of Philosophy, Peirce Proceeds To Illustrate His Claim That Mathematics Provides The Foundation Of Our Logic And Metaphysics We Find Here The Clearest Formulation Of An Idea Present In Peirce S Thought Since The S, The Distinction Between Three Kinds Of Reasoning Induction, Deduction, And Retroduction Then Follows An Introduction To Peirce S Chief Logical Doctrines, As Well As His Attempts To Provide A Classification Of The Sciences, A Theory Of Categories, And A Theory Of Science In Conclusion, Turning From Reasoning To The Logic Of Things, Peirce Called For An Evolutionary Cosmology To Explain The Reality Of Laws And Described The Kinds Of Reasoning He Employed In Developing This CosmologyAt The Urging Of His Friend William James, Peirce Made An Uncharacteristic Effort In These Lectures To Present His Ideas In Terms Intelligible To A General Audience Those Without Advanced Training In Logic And Philosophy The Introductory Materials By Kenneth Ketner And Hilary Putman Add To The Volume S Lucidity Consequently, This Book Will Be A Valuable Source For Readers Outside Of The Circle Of Peirce Specialists