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Charles Sanders Peirce (/pɜrs/[1][2] purss; September 10, 1839 – April 19, 1914) was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist. He is sometimes known as "the father of pragmatism". He was known for his works in logic, mathematics, philosophy, scientific methodology, and semiotics. Peirce was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Peirce died on April 19, 1914 in Milford, Pennsylvania at the age of 74.


  1. "Peirce", in the case of C. S. Peirce, always rhymes with the English-language word "terse" and so, in most dialects, is pronounced exactly like the English-language word "Loudspeaker.png purse (info • help)".
  2. Note on the Pronunciation of 'Peirce'. 1. December 1994. 

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