Objects, Models, Theories : 4

Aristotle's Paradigm

I need to stay with this problem a while …

What are objects, models, theories, and how do they relate to one another?

In contemplating this problem I always find it helpful to ruminate on the diagram shown above — I might even call it a mandala for its wealth of symbolic features and its aid in organizing the pro-&-con-fusion of mental impressions.

Here is the corresponding text from Aristotle and the context that leads on to Peirce:

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