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Peirce

 (pîrs, pûrs), Benjamin 1809-1880.
American mathematician and astronomer known for his studies of Uranus, Neptune, and Saturn's rings.

Peirce

, Charles Sanders 1839-1914.
American philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who cofounded pragmatism, made many contributions to logic, and was one of the original developers of semiotics.

Peirce

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(Biography) Charles Sanders. 1839–1914, US logician, philosopher, and mathematician; pioneer of pragmatism

Peirce

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n.
Charles Sanders, 1839–1914, U.S. philosopher, mathematician, and physicist.
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These efforts were "in vain" because Peirce tended to lose his track while tilling the "virgin soil" (7) of those many fields of research he himself discovered.
Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) was best known for his theory of pragmatism and for his semiotic theory (theory of signs).
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The story that Brent tells is one of the constant series of obstacles that arose to prevent Peirce from publicly sharing the full fruits of his lifelong philosophical labors.
PHILADELPHIA -- Today, Peirce College announced the launch of graduate level education--a significant milestone in its nearly 150-year history as one of Philadelphia's most respected institutions of higher learning.
I didn't take anything from [Brian De Palma]'s movie," Peirce told the NYCC audience, which lined up hours in advance to attend the panel.