# Tag Archives: Sources

## These are the times that try men’s soles

You see, even though back then Barack was a Senator and a presidential candidate … to me, he was still the guy who’d picked me up for our dates in a car that was so rusted out, I could actually … Continue reading

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## Notes on the Foundations of Mathematics : 2

Selections from R.L. Wilder, Introduction to the Foundations of Mathematics I.   The Axiomatic Method Since the axiomatic method as it is now understood and practiced by mathematicians is the result of a long evolution in human thought, we shall … Continue reading

## Notes on the Foundations of Mathematics : 1

Peircers, I will have to be off and on the internet for the next month or so, and won’t be able to keep up with the formal activities on the list. But I have been thinking a lot about the … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce • Of Triadic Being

Selection from C.S. Peirce, “Some Amazing Mazes, Fourth Curiosity” (c. 1909) Of triadic Being the multitude of forms is so terrific that I have usually shrunk from the task of enumerating them; and for the present purpose such an enumeration would … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce • Logic as Semiotic

Selection from C.S. Peirce, “Ground, Object, and Interpretant” (c. 1897) Logic, in its general sense, is, as I believe I have shown, only another name for semiotic (σημειωτική), the quasi-necessary, or formal, doctrine of signs. By describing the doctrine as … Continue reading

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## C.S. Peirce • On the Definition of Logic

Selections from C.S. Peirce, “Carnegie Application” (1902) No. 12. On the Definition of Logic Logic will here be defined as formal semiotic. A definition of a sign will be given which no more refers to human thought than does the … Continue reading

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## C.S. Peirce • Relatives of Second Intention

Selections from C.S. Peirce, “The Logic of Relatives”, CP 3.456–552 488.   The general method of graphical representation of propositions has now been given in all its essential elements, except, of course, that we have not, as yet, studied any truths … Continue reading

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## C.S. Peirce • A Guess at the Riddle

Selections from C.S. Peirce, “A Guess at the Riddle”, CP 1.354–416 359.   First and Second, Agent and Patient, Yes and No, are categories which enable us roughly to describe the facts of experience, and they satisfy the mind for a … Continue reading