Texas Tech University

Institute for Studies in Pragmaticism


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Science does not advance by revolutions, warfare, and cataclysms, but by cooperation, by each researcher’s taking advantage of his predecessors’ achievements, and by his joining his own work in one  continuous piece to that already done. - C.S. Peirce

About the Institute
About C. S. Peirce
Study Programs
Peirce Studies


Charles S. Hardwick Endowment: The Institute is grateful for the Hardwick family's continuous friendship and generosity. We were delighted to welcome Karen (Hardwick)-Bell and her husband, Rick Bell, to the Institute and share our ongoing research activities with them. Special thanks to Karen, Kam, and Kay Hardwick for their generous donation to the Institute's Charles S. Hardwick Memorial Endowment.Charles S. Hardwick was the co-founder of the Institute and served as Vice-President of Academic Affairs at Texas Tech University. With the Hardwick Fellowship, the Institute supports graduate students in the vital phase of their research project.

Vehicle Parking Information:
If you are planning to visit the Institute by car, there are multiple parking options available. There is a pay-to-park lot next to the Texas Tech University Library building. If you are new to our campus, you can also stop at a parking entry booth to request directions and a guest parking pass during normal university business hours.