Definitions for "Peirce"
United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
Pronounced "purse"; Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) was an American philosopher, logician, and scientist. Peirce is known for being the primary founder of pragmatism, and the source of semiotics as a general theory of representation and interpretation. Links: Commens: Peirce Studies Site.
Peirce is a small lunar crater that lies in the western part of Mare Crisium. That dark, circular lunar mare is located in the east-northeasterly part of the Moon's near side. Peirce lies to the north of Yerkes and Picard craters, and southeast of Macrobius crater located outside the mare.
United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)