Monthly Archives: November 2016

Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 6

Re: Peirce List Discussion • ET • JFS • JA • JBD Let me see if I can get back in the saddle on this topic, the dormitive virtues of tryptophan and a few pounds added notwithstanding. I was addressing … Continue reading

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Peirce and Democracy • 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion • GR • JA In my mind the connection between Peirce and Democracy has long revolved around the concept of representation. Representation in its semiotic sense has to do with signs that represent pragmatic objects to … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 5

And the founder, having shod a plough with a brazen ploughshare, and having yoked to it a bull and a cow, himself drove a deep furrow round the boundary lines, while those who followed after him had to turn the … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 4

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JFS • JA JA: Trying to understand inquiry and semiosis in general as temporal processes is one of the things that forced me to develop differential logic as an extension of propositional logic, for which … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JA Worldly events are interfering with my concentration quite a bit this week, perhaps for days to come, but it does help to immerse myself in work.  I am starting a blog series to follow … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JBD • JA • JA Topology is the most general study of geometric space.  It is critical here to get beyond the “popular” accounts and learn the basics from a real math book.  A classic … Continue reading

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Time, Topology, Differential Logic • 1

The clock indicates the moment . . . . but what does eternity indicate? Walt Whitman • Leaves of Grass Re: Peirce List Discussion • ET • JFS • JA Trying to understand inquiry in particular and semiosis in general … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Maxims • 4

Re: Peirce List Discussion • (1) • (2) I haven’t been able to do more than randomly sample the doings on the Peirce List for the last half year, being deeply immersed in other Peirce work that I hope to … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Maxims • 3

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jerry Rhee Inquiry begins in doubt and aims for belief but the rush to get from doubt to belief and achieve mental peace can cause us to short the integrated circuits of inquiry that we … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Maxims • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Jerry Rhee I tend to think more in relative terms than absolute terms, so I would not expect to find an absolute best formulation of any core principle in philosophy, science, or even math.  But … Continue reading

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