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Interactions with Wright and Peirce

Albert E. Moyer

in A Scientist's Voice in American Culture: Simon Newcomb and the Rhetoric of Scientific Method

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076891
eISBN:
9780520912137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076891.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Newcomb's interactions as a young man with Chauncey Wright and Charles Sanders Peirce. It is difficult to distinguish the influence on Newcomb of Comte, Darwin, and Mill from ... More


The Metaphysical Club and the Origin of Species

Trevor Pearce

in Pragmatism's Evolution: Organism and Environment in American Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226719887
eISBN:
9780226720081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720081.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes how the philosophers connected to the Metaphysical Club—a Cambridge, Massachusetts discussion group that met in the early 1870s—reacted to the publication of Charles Darwin’s ... More


Products of the Environment: Spencer’s Challenge

Trevor Pearce

in Pragmatism's Evolution: Organism and Environment in American Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226719887
eISBN:
9780226720081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720081.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter argues that Herbert Spencer’s evolutionary philosophy was of central importance for the philosophers of the Metaphysical Club, describing how John Fiske, Chauncey Wright, Charles Sanders ... More


Neglected American Philosophers in the History of Symbolic Interactionism

John Lincourt

in Pragmatism with Purpose: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264322
eISBN:
9780823266777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264322.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter focuses on some of the neglected American philosophers in the history of symbolic interactionism, including Josiah Royce, George Herbert Mead, and Chauncey Wright. Historians of social ... More


The Law Lectures

Frederic R. Kellogg

in Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and Legal Logic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523903
eISBN:
9780226524061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226524061.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Endowed law lectureships have, on rare occasions, become great lectures, remembered for their enduring influence on legal thought. Law lectures have played a prominent role, not always positive, in ... More


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