Daily Archives: February 26, 2014

Peirce’s 1870 “Logic Of Relatives” • Comment 9.3

An idempotent element in an algebraic system is one that obeys the idempotent law, that is, it satisfies the equation Under most circumstances it is usual to write this as If the algebraic system in question falls under the additional … Continue reading

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Peirce’s 1870 “Logic Of Relatives” • Comment 9.2

In setting up his discussion of selective operations and their corresponding selective symbols, Boole writes the following: The operation which we really perform is one of selection according to a prescribed principle or idea.  To what faculties of the mind … Continue reading

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