Why the Mind Has a Body

Marginalia of Charles Sanders Peirce

Ten notes:
  1. A Harvard library copy of Why the Mind Has a Body by Charles Augustus Strong, New York: The MacMillan Company & London: MacMillan & Co., Ltd., 1903, containing C. S. Peirce's marginalia, obtained along with much else from his wife Juliette, is viewable and downloadable as an e-book, at least in the U.S.A., at Google Books: http://books.google.com/books?id=_Pk-AAAAYAAJ.
  2. As the book was first published in 1903 in the U.S.A. and the U.K., it is in the public domain in the U.S.A., and entered the U.K. public domain during 1947, seven years after the author's death.
  3. Below are images of Peirce's marginalia. Above each is a link to the source page at Google Books.
  4. Nathan Houser has said in correspondence that Peirce's notes in this book are easy to identify. To me all the marginal written words seem to be by Peirce except maybe the one-word note "Good!" on p. 119 and maybe the illegible note on page 313.
  5. Numerous pages with underlinings and side-linings are not represented here.
  6. The images are from two frontmatter pages and pages 37, 53, 56, 61, 72, 119, 125, 136, 145, 194, 240, 249, 279, 291, and 313.
  7. Where a marginal note appears cut off on the left or the right, that is nonetheless as it appears in the Google digitization. The marginal note on page 313 is illegible in the Google digitization.
  8. To view an an image by itself and re-sized to fit the browser window, click on it. Then, for (further) enlargement, try widening and/or heightening the brower window. For maximum enlargement, click on the image again. To return to this page, click on your browser's 'Back' button.
  9. If you print, the images will be enlarged to fit the width (or height) of each sheet. The images are generally wider than tall; so, for larger printed images, go to your browser's 'Print Preview' (probably under 'File') and click on landscape view.
  10. Google's high-contrast digitization of areas treated as black print on white has the result that JPGs have no advantage over GIFs in quality of appearance in those cases, so GIFs, by smaller file-size, have all the advantage. The first image below is a JPG, the rest are GIFs.


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