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The Haunted Animal: Peirce's Community Of Inquiry And The Formation Of The Self, Jacob Librizzi May 2017

The Haunted Animal: Peirce's Community Of Inquiry And The Formation Of The Self, Jacob Librizzi

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American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce pioneered the concept of a community of inquiry as a superior method of investigation to the approaches of any one individual. Within Pierce’s philosophy, accounts of developmental subjectivity appear alongside their connections to community. Peirce grounded the application of the community of inquiry in the social. Here the application of the community of inquiry extends to the level of the individual, as a conceptual illustration of thought within the human psyche. Within this reading, haunted emerges through memory as a central condition of the individual. The term significant has here been used to represent ...