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ITEM — Box: 17 Identifier: MS Am 1632, (279)

Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914. The Basis of Pragmaticism. Meditation the First (Med) : autograph manuscript, circa 1905


  • Creation: circa 1905

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Physical Description

pp. 1-16.

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted: closed for digitization.

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General note

Also with variants.

Types of readers who will not profit from this critical examination of pragmaticism. The Harvard Lectures of 1903 presented the argument which finally convinced Charles S. Peirce of the truth of pragmaticism. The argument of 1903 restated. Discussion of the ethics of terminology contains some amusing satire. The comparative merits of English and German; English better adapted to logic than German. A great mistake to attempt to reform English by way of German expressions out of harmony with it.

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