Daily Archives: December 11, 2013

Icon, Likeness, Likely Story, Likelihood, Probability : 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Phyllis Chiasson I’m still a bit fuzzy on how Aristotle’s account relates to Peirce’s usage, though I’m pretty sure Peirce must have taken Aristotle’s usage into account, but it does seem that Aristotle drew some … Continue reading

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Icon, Likeness, Likely Story, Likelihood, Probability : 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Benjamin Udell • Michael Shapiro Here’s a likely locus classicus for “icon” in its logical sense: A probability (εικος) is not the same as a sign (σηµειον).  The former is a generally accepted premiss;  for … Continue reading

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