benjamin peirce

Peirce

[purs, peers]
noun
1.
Benjamin, 1809–80, U.S. mathematician.
2.
Charles Sanders [san-derz] , 1839–1914, U.S. philosopher, mathematician, and physicist.
3.
a male given name.
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Peirce (pɪəs)
 
n
Charles Sanders. 1839--1914, US logician, philosopher, and mathematician; pioneer of pragmatism

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benjamin peirce

American mathematician, astronomer, and educator who computed the general perturbations of the planets Uranus and Neptune

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