Peirce, "Mathematics is the science which draws necessary conclusions" (Linear Associative Algebra, § i.
Peirce, " Linear Associative Algebra," Amer.
Peirce, Science of the Stars, p. 84.
Peirce (Monist, ii.
PEIRCE, BENJAMIN (1809-1880), American mathematician and astronomer, was born at Salem, Massachusetts, on the 4th of April 1809.
Young men of talent, on the contrary, found his instruction most stimulating, and after Bowditch's death in 1838 Peirce stood first among American mathematicians.
Hence the "principle of Peirce" may be formulated as being that "every truth has practical consequences, and these are the test of its truth."
Peirce in discussions with William James at Harvard University, and its meaning was expounded by him in an article on "How to make our Ideas clear" in the Popular Science Monthly for January 1878.
Peirce, Boston, 1883); J.
Peirce, Studies on the Coast Redwood (publication of Leland Stanford jr. University, 1901).
Peirce for the theories which make chance an objective factor in the process of the Universe.
Bronson Alcott, who maintained here from 1879 to 1888 (in a building still standing) the Concord school of philosophy, which counted Benjamin Peirce, W.
Peirce (1673-1726) of Exeter, was to leave dissenting congregations to determine their own orthodoxy; the General Baptists had already (1700) condoned defections from the common doctrine.