Lots of the essays amassed during this ebook have been offered on the Charles S. Peirce Sesquicentennial Congress (Harvard collage, September 1989). the amount is dedicated to issues inside Peirce's worth conception and provides a accomplished view of much less identified points of his influential philosophy, specifically Peirce's paintings on ethics and aesthetics.The publication is split in 4 sections. part I discusses the prestige of ethics as a normative technology and its relation with good judgment; a few purposes are awarded, e.g. within the box of bioethics. part II investigates the categorical place of Peircean aesthetics with reference to classical American philosophy, in particular Buchler, to Husserlian phenomenology, and to eu structuralism (Saussure, Jakobson). part III includes papers on inner points of Peirce's aesthetics and its position in his notion. the ultimate part provides functions of Peirce's aesthetic conception: analyses of visible paintings (mainly paintings), of literary texts and of musical which means.
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