## Peirce

Peirce 1839-1914; U.S. philosopher & mathematician

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- Hence, when the undulating telephonic currents were made to pass through the apparatus, the constant variation of the friction of the spring caused the deflexions of the diaphragm to vary in unison with the variation of the electric The extreme smallness of the magnets which might be successfully employed was first demonstrated by Professor
**Peirce**of Brown University, Providence, R.I. **Peirce**, "Mathematics is the science which draws necessary conclusions" (Linear Associative Algebra, § i.**Peirce**, Am.**Peirce**, " Linear Associative Algebra," Amer.- These algebras were essentially geometrical, and it remained, more or less, for the American mathematician Benjamin
**Peirce**to devise systems of pure symbolic algebras; in this work he was ably seconded by his son Charles S.

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