Charles Peirce and Cuba

Rosa Maria Mayorga

Although Peirce, as far as we know, did not visit Cuba (or any other Latin American country), it is argued that his favorable impression and interesting remarks about the Cuban character are likely the result of the time he spent in Key West, Florida, while conducting gravity experiments for the Coast Survey. This paper tries to provide a snapshot of this little-known period in Peirce’s life, the time of Cuba’s struggle for independence from Spain, and ends with brief comments on pragmatism and Cuba, past and present.

Publication details

DOI: 10.4000/ejpap.306

Full citation:

Mayorga, R. (2014). Charles Peirce and Cuba. European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy 6 (2), pp. n/a.

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