Daily Archives: February 18, 2014

Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Comment 8.3

Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Comment 8.3 I continue with my commentary on CP 3.73, developing the Othello example as a way of illustrating Peirce’s formalism. It is critically important to distinguish a relation from a relative term. The relation … Continue reading

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Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Comment 8.2

Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Comment 8.2 I continue with my commentary on CP 3.73, developing the Othello example as a way of illustrating Peirce’s formalism. In the development of the story so far, we have a universe of discourse … Continue reading

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Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Comment 8.1

Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Comment 8.1 To my way of thinking, CP 3.73 is one of the most remarkable passages in the history of logic.  In this first pass over its deeper contents I won’t be able to accord … Continue reading

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