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Mathematical Demonstration & the Doctrine of Individuals : 1

Selection from C.S. Peirce, “Logic Of Relatives” (1870), CP 3.45–149 92.   Demonstration of the sort called mathematical is founded on suppositions of particular cases.  The geometrician draws a figure;  the algebraist assumes a letter to signify a single quantity fulfilling … Continue reading

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