Example sentences for: peirce

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  • Peirce's triumph is to make these scenes at once exuberant (occasionally hilarious) and foreboding, so that all the seeds of Brandon's killing are right there on the screen.

  • An Excel spreadsheet developed by Peirce and Cornell was used to compute likelihood ratios and 95% confidence intervals for different PSA cutpoints and test-result strata [ 17 ] .

  • James urged us to think of true beliefs as those that point to successful actions, most of which result (in the sense of pragmatism's coiner, Charles Sander Peirce) from a convergence of belief among our "community of inquirers."

  • Boys Don't Cry 's Peirce struggled over whether or not to place Lana at the murder scene.

  • Critics can't say enough good things about the film: It is "audacious, accomplished" (Emanuel Levy, Variety ), "a delicately conceived, fearless film" that is like "a long tragic poem" (David Denby, The New Yorker ), "one of the year's best" (Roger Ebert, the Chicago Sun-Times ). The New York Times ' Maslin calls it a "stunning debut feature" for director Kimberly Peirce, and Entertainment Weekly 's Owen Gleiberman calls Hilary Swank, a Beverly Hills 90210 veteran who plays Brandon, "extraordinary."


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