Further Thoughts on Peirce's Use of History

Miller, Willard M.
March 1972
Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society;Spring1972, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p115
Academic Journal
Focuses on the criticisms made by philosopher Philip P. Wiener on the article 'Peirce on the Use of History.' Discussion of Wiener's historical studies only in relation to his evolutionistic metaphysics; Importance of learning from history for the conception of Peirce on the method in scientific inquiry; Views of Wiener on the scientific method of Peirce.


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