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# Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition, Volume 4

## 1879–1884

Published by: Indiana University Press

768 Pages

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- Published: October 1989

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Preface

Acknowledgments

Chronology

Introduction

1. Read's Theory of Logic

2. Spectroscopic Studies

3. [Lecture on Logic and Philosophy]

4. Note on the Progress of Experiments for comparing a Wave-length with a Metre

5. On a method of swinging Pendulums for the determination of Gravity, proposed by M. Faye

6. On the Algebraic Principles of Formal Logic

7. Logic, Chapter I. Of Thinking as Cerebration

8. Logic. Chapter I. Thinking as Cerebration

9. Rood's Chromatics

10. On the Ghosts in Rutherford's Diffraction-Spectra

11. A Quincuncial Projection of the Sphere

12. Note on the Theory of the Economy of Research

13. Measurements of Gravity at Initial Stations in America and Europe

14. A large number of repetitions of similar trials

15. On the Value of Gravity at Paris

16. [On the State of Science in America]

17. Letter, Peirce to Herve Faye

18. On the Colours of Double Stars

19. On the Algebra of Logic

20. Chapter IV. The Logic of Plural Relatives

21. Results of Pendulum Experiments

22. [The Logic Notebook]

23. [A Boolian Algebra with One Constant]

24. The Axioms of Number

25. [On Associative Algebras]

26. Notes on Associative Multiple Algebra

27. [Unequivocal Division of Finites]

28. [Jevon's Studies in Deductive Logic]

29. Width of Mr. Rutherford's Rulings

30. Logic; and the Methods of Science

31. Methods of Reasoning

32. Note on the Mouse-Trap Problem

33. Note on 0 Degree.

34. [On Propositions and Syllogisms of Differing Order]

35. Note on the Boolian Algebra

36. Proof of the Fundamental Proposition of Arithmetic

37. Comparison of the Metre with a Wave-Length of Light

38. On the Logic of Number

[Notes and Addenda to Linear Associative Algebra]

39. [Note on the Algebra g4]

40. [Note on the Class of Algebras 242 3]

41. On the Relative Forms of the Algebras

42. On the Algebras in which Division is Unambiguous

43. Brief Description of the Algebra of Relatives

44. On the Relative Forms of Quaternions

45. [On the Logic of Relatives]

46. [On Relative Terms]

47. Remarks on [B.I. Gilman's "On Propositions and the Syllogism']

Report of a Conference on Gravity Determinations, Held at Washington, D.C., in May, 1882 [Edited by Charles S. Peirce]

48. [Introduction]

49. Letter from Professor Hilgard to Major Herschel

50. Reply of Major Herschel

51. Six Reasons for the Prosecution of Pendulum Experiments

52. Notes on Determinations of Gravity, by C.A. Schott

53. General Remarks upon Gravity Determinations, by John Herschel

54. Opinions concerning the Conduct of Gravity Work

55. Resolutions

56. Introductory Lecture on the Study of Logic

57. On a Class of Multiple Algebras

58. On Irregularities in the Amplitude of Oscillation of Pendulums

59. [On Junctures and Fractures in Logic]

60. Letter, Peirce to O.H. Mitchell

61. [Beginnings of a Logic Book]

62. [On Propositions]

Studies in Logic

63. Preface

64. A Theory of Probable Inference

65. Note A: On A Limited Universe of Marks

66. Note B: The Logic of Relatives

67. A Communication from Mr. Peirce

68. A Problem relating to the Construction of a reversible pendulum

69. [Syllabus of Sixty Lectures on Logic]

70. [Lecture on Propositions]

71. [Lecture on Types of Propositions]

72. [From a Lecture on the Logic of Relatives]

73. [Introductory Lecture on Logic]

74. A New Rule for Division in Arithmetic

75. On the flexure of Pendulum Supports

76. On the Deduction of the Ellipticity of the Earth from Pendulum Experiments

77. On a Method of Observing the Coincidence of Vibration of Two Pendulums

78. Additional Note on the Method of Coincidences

79. [Design and Chance]

80. [On the Teaching of Mathematics]

Notes

Bibliography of Peirce's References

Chronological List, 1879-1884

Essay on Editorial Method

Symbols

Textual Apparatus

Headnotes, Textual Notes, Emendations, Line-End Hyphenation, Rejected Substantive Variants

Line-End Hyphenation in the Edition Text

Index