# Monthly Archives: April 2017

## Icon Index Symbol • 14

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List (1) (2) (3) • Helmut Raulien Re: Icon Index Symbol • (10) (11) (12) (13) Let me sum up the main points of the above exchange before moving on. Mathematics … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 13

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List (1) (2) (3) • Helmut Raulien HR: I guess, that a difference between Peirce’s relation theory, and his semiotics and category theory, is, that the first is about all triadic … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 12

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List (1) (2) (3) • Helmut Raulien HR: Example:  The triadic function with the three sets not being classes of any kind, at least not of the special kind (whatever that … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 11

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List (1) (2) (3) • Helmut Raulien HR: A simple triadic or n-adic relation, I think, belongs to secondness, and has only two modes:  the quality, e.g. function or caprice (intension), … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 10

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List (1) (2) (3) • Helmut Raulien HR:  I am not so sure, if thirdness is about any triadic relation. It may be more a matter of exegetic strategy than anything … Continue reading

## Icon Index Symbol • 9

Questions Concerning Certain Faculties Claimed For Signs Re: Peirce List (1) (2) (3) • Helmut Raulien I confess I have never found going on about Firstness Secondness Thirdness all that useful in any practical situation. Firstness means you have a … Continue reading

## Triadic Forms of Constraint, Determination, Interaction • 3

In the beginning was the three-pointed star, One smile of light across the empty face; One bough of bone across the rooting air, The substance forked that marrowed the first sun; And, burning ciphers on the round of space, Heaven … Continue reading

## Triadic Forms of Constraint, Determination, Interaction • 2

Re: Peirce List Discussion • Gary Richmond Here’s one way of stating what I call a constraint: The set is constrained to a subset of the set Here’s one way of stating a triadic constraint: The set is a subset … Continue reading

## Triadic Forms of Constraint, Determination, Interaction • 1

Re: Peirce List Discussion • JA • GR • JA • JBD There are many places where Peirce uses the word object in the full pragmatic sense, so much so that it demands a very selective attention not to remark … Continue reading

## The object of reasoning is to find out …

No longer wondered what I would do in life but defined my object. — C.S. Peirce (1861), “My Life, written for the Class-Book”, (CE 1, 3) The object of reasoning is to find out, from the consideration of what we already … Continue reading