• Born date: 1839-09-10
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1914-04-19
Charles Sanders Peirce

Charles Sanders Peirce (/ˈpɜrs/, like "purse",September 10, 1839 – April 19, 1914) was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist, sometimes known as "the father of pragmatism". He was educated as a chemist and employed as a scientist for 30 years.