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The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America Quiz

Louis Menand
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________ took statistics from numbers to people and created social mechanics. (from Part 3, Chapter 7 The Peirces, Section 5)


Soon after he was fired from Johns Hopkins, Charles Pierce bought a farm with his new wife. He was subsequently fired from ________. (from Part 5, Chapter 13 Pragmatisms, Section 2)


After teaching high school in Pennsylvania, John Dewey enrolled at _________ in 1882. (from Part 3, Chapter 9 The Metaphysical Club, Section 5)


Quetlet published several pieces that pointed to societal factors instead of biological factors. Which country in Europe were unsure of his work? (from Part 3, Chapter 8 The Law of Errors, Section 3)


In 1903, James published a book entitled _________. (from Part 5, Chapter 13 Pragmatisms, Section 4)

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