Peirce 2014

The Charles S. Peirce Society


The purpose of the Charles S. Peirce Society is to encourage study of and communication about the work of Charles S. Peirce and its ongoing influence in the many fields of intellectual endeavor to which he contributed.


Executive Committee

President:
Demetra Sfendoni-Mentzou

Vice-President:
Ivo Ibri

Secretary-Treasurer:
Shannon Dea

Elected Members:
Richard Atkins
Daniel Campos
Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen

Transactions Editor-in-Chief:
Cornelis de Waal

Web Master:
Jerome Vogel



Fellows of the
Charles S. Peirce Society

(living past Presidents):

Robert Almeder
Douglas Anderson
Karl Otto Apel
Richard J. Bernstein
Joseph Brent
Vincent Colapietro
Cornelius F. Delaney
Umberto Eco
Susan Haack
Carl R. Hausman
Risto Hilpinen
Jaako Hintikka
Christopher J. Hookway
Nathan Houser
Kenneth L. Ketner
John Lachs
Larry Laudan
Isaac Levi
James Liszka
Cheryl Misak
Murray G. Murphey
Jaime Nubiola
Klaus Oehler
Hilary Putnam
Andrew J. Reck
Nicholas Rescher
B. Gresham Riley
Don D. Roberts
Sandra B. Rosenthal
Lucia Santaella
Israel Scheffler
Michael Shapiro
Thomas L. Short



Sustaining Members
of the Society
:

David Agler
Douglas Anderson
Albert Atkin
Neal Bruss
Gary Cook
André DeTienne
Joseph Esposito
G. Gordon-Bournique
Ivo Ibri
Kenneth Ketner
John Lachs
Robert Lane
Cheryl Misak
Jaime Nubiola
Michael Raposa
Sandra Rosenthal
Thomas Short
Eric Thomas Weber


Questions about our web site? Contact Robert Lane.

Updated: March 16, 2014.

Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society
Membership in the Society is initiated by subscribing to its journal:

The Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy.

Since its founding in 1965, this has been the premier peer-reviewed journal specializing in the history of American philosophy. Although named after the founder of American pragmatism, the Transactions covers all types of American thought, from the colonial period until the recent past.

Call for Submissions:
2014-15 Peirce Society Essay Contest

Topic: Any topic on or related to the work of Charles Sanders Peirce.

Awards: $500 cash prize; presentation at the Society's next annual meeting (in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, February 18-21, 2015); possible publication in the Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society.

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2014

Click here for more information

Calendar of Events on Pragmatism and American Philosophy
The Society maintains a calendar of meetings, conferences, workshops and other events pertaining to pragmatism and American philosophy.

History
The Charles S. Peirce Society was founded in 1946 by Frederic H. Young. The first President of the Society, elected in 1946, was Paul Weiss. Other early presidents include Carolyn Eisele, Charles Hartshorne, James K. Feibleman, Max Fisch, Thomas Goudge, Isabel Stearns, and Philip Wiener.

  • Complete list of Society Presidents
  • The story of the founding of the Society

    Annual Meeting
    Beginning in 2013, the Society will meet annually in conjunction with the meeting of the American Philosophical Association, Central Division. The location of the meeting changes from year to year.

  • Agenda of the 2014 Meeting
  • Minutes of Previous Business Meetings

    Essay Contest
    The Society sponsors an annual essay contest. Graduate students and recent Ph.D. degree holders are invited to submit high-quality research papers on any aspect of Charles S. Peirce's work. The essay contest winner receives a monetary prize, is invited to present the essay at the annual meeting of the Society, and is allowed to submit it for publication in the Society's journal. Click here for more information, including a list of recent winning essays.

    International Advisory Committee
    The Peirce Society's International Advisory Committee is an international group of prominent scholars of Peirce, pragmatism, and American philosophy. Click here for more information.

    The Peirce Society is a member of the International Federation of Philosophical Societies (FISP).

    Constitution of the Charles S. Peirce Society
    (amended December 28, 2008)




    Other Online Resources on Peirce, Pragmatism, American Philosophy, and Semiotics

    Associazione Pragma (Italy)

    Arisbe: The Peirce Gateway

    Centro de Estudos de Pragmatismo (CEP) (Brazil)

    The Charles S. Peirce Foundation

    Grupo de Estudios Peirceanos (Spain) / The Peirce Studies Group (English)

    The Peirce Edition Project

    The Pragmatism Cybrary

    Semiotic Society of America

    Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy





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