By Kelly A. Parker
A finished and systematic reconstruction of the philosophy of Charles S. Peirce, might be America's so much far-ranging and unique thinker, which finds the solidarity of his complicated and influential physique of concept.
we're nonetheless within the early levels of realizing the concept of C. S. Peirce (1839-1914). even if a lot reliable paintings has been performed in remoted components, quite little considers the Peircean procedure as an entire. Peirce made it his life's paintings to build a scientifically refined and logically rigorous philosophical procedure, culminating in a realist epistemology and a metaphysical idea ("synechism") that postulates the connectedness of all issues in a common evolutionary procedure.
In The Continuity of Peirce's Thought, Kelly Parker exhibits how the main of continuity capabilities in phenomenology and semeiotics, the 2 so much novel and significant of Peirce's philosophical sciences, which mediate among arithmetic and metaphysics. Parker argues that Peirce's thought of continuity is the vital organizing subject of the complete Peircean philosophical corpus. He explains how Peirce's precise belief of the mathematical continuum shapes the wide sweep of his suggestion, extending from arithmetic to metaphysics and in faith. He hence offers a handy and worthy assessment of Peirce's philosophical approach, situating it in the heritage of principles and mapping interconnections one of the different parts of Peirce's paintings.
This not easy but important ebook adopts an cutting edge method of in achieving the formidable objective of extra totally figuring out the interrelationship of the entire parts within the complete corpus of Peirce's writings. Given Peirce's significance in fields starting from philosophy to arithmetic to literary and cultural experiences, this new publication may still attract all who search a fuller, unified figuring out of the profession and overarching contributions of Peirce, one of many key figures within the American philosophical tradition.