5) Charles Sanders Peirce
to William James, 1 December 1902, Correspondence of Charles Sanders Peirce
, L 224.
PERCY'S complicated struggle to develop a new anthropology, especially in relation to an evolving Christology, can be seen in his struggle to understand the work of the brilliant founder of modern semeiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce
, particularly with the help of a leading Peirce scholar, Kenneth L.
However, it takes a refreshingly interdisciplinary approach to an understandably complex question, adopting ideas from a diverse range of thinkers, including Charles Sanders Peirce
, Pierre Bourdieu, Gregory Bateson, Jurgen Habermas, and Mikhail Bakhtin.
For this reason, Desmond focuses on Percy's use of the American philosopher and linguist Charles Sanders Peirce
, the founder of semiotics.
And Charles Darwin, Lord Rayleigh, and Charles Sanders Peirce
pursued their subtle enquiries in bucolic tranquility.
However, immediately after the original source for that quote in the Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce
, the editors bracketed a definition of pragmatism by William James which focused primarily on understanding and showed no inconsistency with Peirce:
The group included the prodigy Charles Sanders Peirce
, an expert in logic, probability, and cognition who impressed colleagues with beguiling, inscrutable theories of mind and matter; William James, son of the wealthy Sweden-borgian Henry James, Sr.
Kenneth Laine Ketner, His Glassy Essence: An Autobiography of Charles Sanders Peirce
(Vanderbilt UP, 1998), 416 pp.
Both Dewey and William James-authoritative Western humanist figures--respected the leadership of Charles Sanders Peirce
in the field of logic.
This is the pragmatic Douglass; the Douglass responding to those same influences that produce Charles Sanders Peirce
and William James.
8) More recently, Swiss linguist Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) and American polymath Charles Sanders Peirce
(1839-1914) independently developed theories of representation that surveyed the land and prepared the ground for the modern fields of semiology and semiotics, respectively.