Daily Archives: February 17, 2015

Relations & Their Relatives • 2

What is the relationship between “logical relatives” and “mathematical relations”?  The word relative used as a noun in logic is short for relative term — as such it refers to an item of language used to denote a formal object. … Continue reading

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Relations & Their Relatives • 1

Sign relations are special cases of triadic relations in much the same way binary operations in mathematics are special cases of triadic relations.  It amounts to a minor complication that we participate in sign relations whenever we talk or think … Continue reading

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