Peirce

Primary Meanings of Peirce

1.
n
United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
2.
n
United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
Full Definitions of Peirce
1

n United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)

Synonyms:
Charles Peirce, Charles Sanders Peirce
Example of:
logician, logistician
a person skilled at symbolic logic
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy
2

n United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)

Synonyms:
Benjamin Peirce
Example of:
astronomer, stargazer, uranologist
a physicist who studies astronomy
mathematician
a person skilled in mathematics

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