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Peirce, Charles Sanders

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Pronunciation: /pɪəs
 
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Definition of Peirce, Charles Sanders in English:

( 1839–1914), American philosopher and logician. A founder of American pragmatism, he argued that the meaning of a belief is to be understood by the actions and uses to which it gives rise.

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