By Guy Debrock (auth.), Guy Debrock, Menno Hulswit (eds.)
Charles Sanders Peirce (1839--1914) has frequently been often called some of the most very important North American philosophers, however the actual quantity of his philosophical value is simply now commencing to emerge. Peirce's `pragmaticism' (his personal time period) could provide the major to an epistemological concept which avoids either the Scylla of foundationalism and the Charybdis of relativism. Peirce's `Logic', associated with a perception of data and of technological know-how, is more and more coming to be recognized because the merely attainable one.
In Living Doubt, 26 papers are awarded by way of the various world's top philosophers, demonstrating the wealthy and cosmopolitan number of method of Peirce's epistemology. The contributions are grouped below 3 common headings: wisdom, fact and the pragmatic precept; Peirce and the epistemological culture; and information, language and semeiotic.