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ITEM — Box: 17 Identifier: MS Am 1632, (281)

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


  • Creation: circa 1905

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Physical Description

pp. 1-9.

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted: closed for digitization.

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1 folder

Physical Location


General note

Also with pp. 4-6.

On the senses of philosophy and on terminology in general. The danger of taking words from the vernacular, e.g., light in physics. Earlier draft of MS. 280.

Repository Details

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