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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Book III (continued) (search)
ellect (1865). Despite, however, the presence with us of men of such first-rate scientific eminence as Joseph Henry, Benjamin Peirce, or Nathaniel Bowditch, scientific thought was not sufficiently organized to demand a philosophy more in consonance est philosophic movement, neo-realism. Peirce was by antecedents, training, and occupation a scientist. A son of Benjamin Peirce, the great mathematician, he had a thorough knowledge of pure mathematics and of modern laboratory methods. He maderst American delegate. He was, therefore, predominantly concerned with a philosophy of science. Science, according to Peirce, is a method of banishing doubt and arriving at stable ideas. Commonly we fix beliefs by reiterating them, by surroundiny married and settled in New Haven, where he remained until his death. When Hadley decided to become a philologist, Benjamin Peirce said that one of the finest mathematical minds of his generation was lost; in fact, Hadley's work produces an irresi
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
athetic Symphony, the, 49 Path to Riches, the, 430 Pattee, F. L., 75 n. Patten, S. N., 442 Patterson, Medill, 294 Paul, 469 Paul Kauvar, 277 Paul Patoff, 88 Payne, J. H., 498 Peabody, Andrew Preston, 302, 472 Peabody, F. G., 423 Peabody, Josephine Preston, 290 Peabody, O. W. B., 481 Pearl Bryn, 512 Pearl of great price, the, 519 Pearl of Orr's Island, the, 72 Peary, Josephine D., 170 Peary, R. E., 169 Peffer, Senator, 357 Peg oa My heart, 295 Peirce, Benjamin, 233, 242, 462 Peirce, C. S., 236, 239, 241-44, 246, 247, 251 257, 265 Pemberton, Ebenezer, 534 Pendennis, 294 Penicault, 591 Penn, Wm., 387, 445 Pennsylvania Archives, the, 175 Pennsylvania farmer, the, 432 Pennsylvania Gazette, 576 Pennsylvania (University), 392, 393, 394, 434, 577 Penrod, 288, 420 Pension Beaurepas, the, 99 Pepys, 513 Percival, R. D., 549 Perennes, P., 592 Perplexed philosopher, a, 441 Perriam, Jonathan, 356 Perrin, Bernado