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Peirce's Scientific Metaphysics
The Philosophy of Chance, Law, and Evolution

Author(s): Andrew Reynolds

Peirce's Scientific Metaphysics is the first book devoted to understanding Charles Sanders Peirce's (1839-1914) metaphysics from the perspective of the scientific questions that motivated his thinking. While offering a detailed account of the scientific ideas and theories essential for understanding Peirce's metaphysical system, this book is written in a manner accessible to the non-specialist.

Biography of Author(s)

Andrew Reynolds is assistant professor in the department of philosophy and religious studies at the University College of Cape Breton, Sydney, Nova Scotia.


  • Those grappling with the intricacies of Peirceís philosophy will be much farther ahead after reading Reynoldís book.
    --Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences