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Lots of the essays accumulated during this e-book have been offered on the Charles S. Peirce Sesquicentennial Congress (Harvard college, September 1989). the amount is dedicated to subject matters inside Peirce's price thought and provides a entire view of much less recognized facets of his influential philosophy, particularly Peirce's paintings on ethics and aesthetics.The ebook is split in 4 sections. part I discusses the prestige of ethics as a normative technology and its relation with common sense; a few functions are offered, e.g. within the box of bioethics. part II investigates the categorical place of Peircean aesthetics with reference to classical American philosophy, specially Buchler, to Husserlian phenomenology, and to eu structuralism (Saussure, Jakobson). part III includes papers on inner elements of Peirce's aesthetics and its position in his concept. the ultimate part provides purposes of Peirce's aesthetic conception: analyses of visible artwork (mainly paintings), of literary texts and of musical which means.

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