Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition, Volume 4

Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition, Volume 4

1879–1884
Charles S. Peirce
Distribution: World
Publication date: 10/22/1989
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 978-0-253-37204-8
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The volumes are handsomely produced and carefully edited,... For the first time we have available in an intelligible form the writings of one of the greatest philosophers of the past hundred years... " —The Times Literary Supplement

... an extremely handsome and impressive book; it is an equally impressive piece of scholarship and editing." —Man and World

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““The volumes are handsomely produced and carefully edited, . . . For the first time we have available in an intelligible form the writings of one of the greatest philosophers of the past hundred years . . . ” —The Times Literary Supplement “ . . . an extremely handsome and impressive book; it is an equally impressive piece of scholarship and editing.” —Man and World”

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chronology
Introduction
1. Read’s Theory of Logic
2. Spectroscopic Studies
3. [Lecture on Logic and Philosophy]
4. Note on the Progress of Experiments for comparing a Wave-length with a Metre
5. On a method of swinging Pendulums for the determination of Gravity, proposed by M. Faye
6. On the Algebraic Principles of Formal Logic
7. Logic, Chapter I. Of Thinking as Cerebration
8. Logic. Chapter I. Thinking as Cerebration
9. Rood’s Chromatics
10. On the Ghosts in Rutherford’s Diffraction-Spectra
11. A Quincuncial Projection of the Sphere
12. Note on the Theory of the Economy of Research
13. Measurements of Gravity at Initial Stations in America and Europe
14. A large number of repetitions of similar trials
15. On the Value of Gravity at Paris
16. [On the State of Science in America]
17. Letter, Peirce to Herve Faye
18. On the Colours of Double Stars
19. On the Algebra of Logic
20. Chapter IV. The Logic of Plural Relatives
21. Results of Pendulum Experiments
22. [The Logic Notebook]
23. [A Boolian Algebra with One Constant]
24. The Axioms of Number
25. [On Associative Algebras]
26. Notes on Associative Multiple Algebra
27. [Unequivocal Division of Finites]
28. [Jevon’s Studies in Deductive Logic]
29. Width of Mr. Rutherford’s Rulings
30. Logic; and the Methods of Science
31. Methods of Reasoning
32. Note on the Mouse-Trap Problem
33. Note on 0 Degree.
34. [On Propositions and Syllogisms of Differing Order]
35. Note on the Boolian Algebra
36. Proof of the Fundamental Proposition of Arithmetic
37. Comparison of the Metre with a Wave-Length of Light
38. On the Logic of Number
[Notes and Addenda to Linear Associative Algebra]
39. [Note on the Algebra g4]
40. [Note on the Class of Algebras 242 3]
41. On the Relative Forms of the Algebras
42. On the Algebras in which Division is Unambiguous
43. Brief Descriptio