The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 25

I’ve been detecting something approaching a mini-zeitgeist lately.  Ideas and issues popping up in my recent discussions and readings keep reminding me of themes I first encountered in Peirce’s early work, especially the Lectures on the Logic of Science (1865–1866) and the 1870 Logic of Relatives.  A number of Peirce’s potentially ground-breaking, paradigm-shifting ideas first saw the light of day in these early ventures.  I say “potentially” because what I regard as his most revolutionary ideas never saw their full development in Peirce’s lifetime, only to arise again in the press of mathematical and scientific advances later in the 20th Century.

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