Pragmatic Traction • 7

Re: Peirce List DiscussionJohn Sowa

It’s good to remember that observation, perception itself, has an abductive character in Peirce’s analysis and induction for him is more a final testing than initial conception stage.  Yes, it’s wheels upon wheels but some steps are logically more primitive in the recursion.

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