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Philosophical Writings of Peirce Paperback – February 18, 2011
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So the writing style is a little clunky but it is definitely a fascinating book that has a uniquely American perspective on the topics.
BTW, this is a great edition.
I don't mean to diminish Peirce (as if I could). His epistemology was ahead of his time. Popper stated that had he discovered Peirce earlier in his life it would have made developing his own epistemology much easier, or something to that effect. And clearly Peirce was a deep and powerful thinker. But whenever I read virtually any philosopher other than Hume I quickly find that I think they have quickly gone beyond what I believe is credible. However, there is nothing easier than criticizing a philosopher and if there is anything in value in them, it is worth quite a lot.
Overall, I think the editors did an excellent job presenting the most important part of his philosophy (pragmatism, semiotics or signs and fallibilism) and it is probably the best way for anyone who isn't doing his thesis on him to become familiar with him.