Charles Sanders Peirce, 1839-1914
The INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN PRAGMATICISM is the first and oldest organized center for research on the life and works of CHARLES SANDERS PEIRCE (1839-1914), the American Physicist, Mathematician, Logician, and Engineer,
one of the greatest interdisciplinary scientists in history.
Founded during the 1971-72 academic year at
TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY in Lubbock, Texas by
Charles S. Hardwick and Kenneth L. Ketner,
Our mission is to facilitate study of the life and works of
Peirce and his continuing influence
within interdisciplinary science.
prag-mat-i-cism -- the philosophic doctrine of C. S. Peirce
prag-mat-i-cist -- an advocate of pragmaticism
Webster's Third New International Dictionary
of the English Language
1993 unabridged edition, page 1781