Peirce



Benjamin, 1809–80, U.S. mathematician.
Charles Sanders
[san-derz] /ˈsæn dərz/ (Show IPA), 1839–1914, U.S. philosopher, mathematician, and physicist.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

Peirce later called the experience of dealing with the MPAA “devastating.”
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Historical Examples

Dear Mrs. Peirce, pray ask your son to stay here, whatever papa may say against it.
The Doctor’s Red Lamp Various

At the head of the procession walked the Rector and Mr. Peirce.
The Doctor’s Red Lamp Various

Why not get this young Peirce now, to put his money in with yours, and save you all the hard work?
The Doctor’s Red Lamp Various

For Peirce a doctrine could be perfectly clear and yet false.
The pragmatic theory of truth as developed by Peirce, James, and Dewey Delton Loring Geyer

Youve heaped coals of fire enough on my head, Peirce, if thats any consolation to you.
The Doctor’s Red Lamp Various

We must remember that Peirce was a pioneer in this movement.
The pragmatic theory of truth as developed by Peirce, James, and Dewey Delton Loring Geyer

Let us compare what is said about it by Professor Peirce a little later.
Astronomical Discovery Herbert Hall Turner

At last they heard of Mr. Peirce his arivall in ye Bay of ye Massachusetts, who brought passengers & goods thither.
Bradford’s History of ‘Plimoth Plantation’ William Bradford

Mudge hears Mr. Peirce is a single man—quite a young man—but has his mother living with him.
The Doctor’s Red Lamp Various

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

surname, attested from late 12c., from Old French Piers, nominative of proper name Pierre (see Peter) .

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