- Benjamin,1809–80, U.S. mathematician.
- Charles San·ders [san-derz] /ˈsæn dərz/, 1839–1914, U.S. philosopher, mathematician, and physicist.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for peirce
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Peirce's pragmatic perspective was extracted from his writings.The Civilization of Illiteracy
At the head of the procession walked the Rector and Mr. Peirce.
For the sake of your poor little Fanny, do let Mr. Peirce stay with you now.
Peirce was intended to act as trustee while the partnership lasted.
For Peirce a doctrine could be perfectly clear and yet false.The pragmatic theory of truth as developed by Peirce, James, and Dewey
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- Charles Sanders. 1839–1914, US logician, philosopher, and mathematician; pioneer of pragmatism
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Word Origin and History for peirce
surname, attested from late 12c., from Old French Piers, nominative of proper name Pierre (see Peter) .
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