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Author Sheriff, John K., 1944-

Title Charles Peirce's guess at the riddle : grounds for human significance / John K. Sheriff.

Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1994]


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Physical description xxiii, 100 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 91-95) and index.
Summary "Sheriff's text moves the "guess" to a new level ofunderstanding, while integrating much of Peirce's philosophy, and provokes manyquestions." -- Society for the Advancement of American PhilosophyNewletter -- "The purpose of Sheriff's work is to expoundPeirce's unified theory of the universe -- from cosmology to semiotic -- and todiscuss its ramifications for how we should live. He concludes that Peirce has givenus a theory we can live with. The book makes an important contribution to philosophyof life and to the humanities in general." -- NathanHouser -- "In clear and concise prose, Sheriff describesPeirce's 'theory of everything, ' a vision of cosmic and human meaning that offers apositive alternative to popular pessimistic and relativistic approaches to life andmeaning." -- Peirce Project Newsletter
Subject Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914.
ISBN 0253352045 (alk. paper)
0253208807 (paperback: alk. paper)