Daily Archives: February 17, 2015

Relations & Their Relatives : 2

It may help to clarify the relationship between logical relatives and mathematical relations.  The word relative as used in logic is short for relative term — as such it refers to an article of language that is used to denote … Continue reading

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Relations & Their Relatives : 1

Sign relations are just special cases of triadic relations, in much the same way that binary operations in mathematics are special cases of triadic relations.  It does amount to a minor complication that we participate in sign relations whenever we … Continue reading

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