Peirce’s Categories • 6

Re: Peirce List DiscussionBen Udell

I read Peirce primarily for his insights into logic, mathematics, and science, which are considerable enough to occupy several lifetimes, and I read him the same way I read other thinkers in those areas.  Maybe some people read Peirce as Charles the Revelator, applying the principles of scriptural interpretation and chasing his tale around hermeneutic circles in hopes of cornering a sublime truth.  Scientific texts are read a different way.  There we have a line between two kinds of statements, those that serve as conjectures, heuristics, or suggestions and those that are proved (or proven).

To be continued …


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