Facts about Charles Sanders Peirce

Summary

Charles Sanders Peirce was a famous author, who lived between September 10, 1839 and April 19, 1914. He/she became 74 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Charles.

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Famous quotes by Charles Sanders Peirce (10)


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"It is impossible not to envy the man who can dismiss reason, although we know how it must turn out at last"
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"Generality is, indeed, an indispensable ingredient of reality; for mere individual existence or actuality without any regularity whatever is a nullity. Chaos is pure nothing"
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"Every new concept first comes to the mind in a judgment"
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"The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking"
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"It will sometimes strike a scientific man that the philosophers have been less intent on finding out what the facts are, than on inquiring what belief is most in harmony with their system"
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"All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite"
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"Doubt is an uneasy and dissatisfied state from which we struggle to free ourselves and pass into the state of belief; while the latter is a calm and satisfactory state which we do not wish to avoid, or to change to a belief in anything else"
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"The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit; and different beliefs are distinguished by the different modes of action to which they give rise"
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"Bad reasoning as well as good reasoning is possible; and this fact is the foundation of the practical side of logic"
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"A quality is something capable of being completely embodied. A law never can be embodied in its character as a law except by determining a habit. A quality is how something may or might have been. A law is how an endless future must continue to be"


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