- Peirce's Modal Defense of Infant Baptism
- Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society: A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy
- Indiana University Press
- Volume 54, Number 4, Fall 2018
- pp. 546-567
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In a neglected passage from his sixth "How to Define" draft (1910), Peirce offers a brief argument defending the practice of infant baptism. I explain what the controversy of infant baptism was and examine Peirce's defense of it.