Monthly Archives: May 2016

Peirce’s Categories • 5

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Ben Udell For my part, I see a distinctive paradigm of thought and practice immanent in Peirce’s work and all I’ve been trying to do for many years now has been to nudge it a … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 4

Re: Peirce List Discussions • (1) • (2) • (3) • (4) • (5) Let me state a few principles that have guided me in my efforts to read and understand Peirce for the past fifty years. There is a … Continue reading

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Definition and Determination • 14

Re: Peirce List (1) (2) I’ve been trying to sort through the explosion of topics and tangents that have arisen over the past month — disruptions in my actual and virtual office spaces have made it hard for me to … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry • 24

Re: Peirce List • Jon Alan Schmidt Peirce’s categories are best viewed as categories of relations.  To a first approximation, firstness, secondness, thirdness are simply what all monadic, dyadic, triadic relations, respectively, have in common.  At a second approximation, we … Continue reading

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Abduction, Deduction, Induction, Analogy, Inquiry • 23

Re: Peirce List • Benjamin Udell • Jon Awbrey • Gary Richmond (1) (2) • Jon Alan Schmidt These days it takes me a web search to discover what I was thinking and writing the month before.  I went looking … Continue reading

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