Chance, Love, and Logic contains two books by Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) which are among his most important and widely influential. The first is Illustrations of the Logic of Science. The opening chapters, “The Fixation of Belief” and “How to Make Our Ideas Clear,” mark the beginning of pragmatism. The second presents Peirce’s innovative and influential essays on scientific metaphysics.
In philosophy, Charles Sanders Peirce founded the most distinctively American school of thought - Pragmatism. He also created single-handedly the large discipline called Semeiotic - the study of the working of signs - a discipline which engages scholars all over the world. This book contains two of his books.
"One of the most original thinkers and system builders of any time, and certainly the greatest philosopher the United States has ever seen."—Joseph Brent, author of Charles Sanders Peirce: A Life