Monthly Archives: December 2018

Differential Logic, Dynamic Systems, Tangent Functors • Discussion 4

Re: Systems Science • LT To clarify my previous remark about General Systems Theory, I wasn’t trying to define a whole field but merely to describe my experience in forums like these, where it took me a while to realize … Continue reading

Posted in Amphecks, Boolean Functions, C.S. Peirce, Cactus Graphs, Category Theory, Cybernetics, Differential Analytic Turing Automata, Differential Calculus, Differential Logic, Discrete Dynamical Systems, Dynamical Systems, Graph Theory, Hill Climbing, Hologrammautomaton, Information Theory, Inquiry Driven Systems, Intelligent Systems, Knowledge Representation, Laws of Form, Logic, Logical Graphs, Mathematics, Minimal Negation Operators, Painted Cacti, Peirce, Propositional Calculus, Propositional Equation Reasoning Systems, Spencer Brown, Systems, Visualization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Differential Logic, Dynamic Systems, Tangent Functors • Discussion 3

Re: Systems Science • (1) • (2) • (3) Another thing to keep in mind here is the difference between General Systems Theory, following on Bertalanffy et al., and what is known as Dynamical Systems Theory (DST) or Mathematical Systems … Continue reading

Posted in Amphecks, Boolean Functions, C.S. Peirce, Cactus Graphs, Category Theory, Cybernetics, Differential Analytic Turing Automata, Differential Calculus, Differential Logic, Discrete Dynamical Systems, Dynamical Systems, Graph Theory, Hill Climbing, Hologrammautomaton, Information Theory, Inquiry Driven Systems, Intelligent Systems, Knowledge Representation, Laws of Form, Logic, Logical Graphs, Mathematics, Minimal Negation Operators, Painted Cacti, Peirce, Propositional Calculus, Propositional Equation Reasoning Systems, Spencer Brown, Systems, Visualization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 3

For ease of reference, here are two variants of Peirce’s 1902 definition of a sign, which he gives in the process of defining logic. Selections from C.S. Peirce, “Carnegie Application” (1902) No. 12.  On the Definition of Logic Logic will … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Peirce, Cybernetics, Logic, Peirce, Pragmatism, Relation Theory, Semiosis, Semiotics, Sign Relations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 2

Re: Cybernetics • Ontolog Forum • Structural Modeling • Systems Science Here are links to fuller discussions of semiotics. Sign Relations • InterSciWiki • Wikiversity The approach described here develops from what I regard as the core definition of triadic … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Peirce, Cybernetics, Logic, Peirce, Pragmatism, Relation Theory, Semiosis, Semiotics, Sign Relations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 1

A first mention of semiotics (and cybersemiotics) in another group gave me a chance to begin a fresh introduction to the subject.  I thought it might be useful to share that here. Here’s the intro I wrote for Wikipedia many … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Peirce, Cybernetics, Logic, Peirce, Pragmatism, Relation Theory, Semiosis, Semiotics, Sign Relations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Theme One • A Program Of Inquiry : 17

Re: Ontolog Forum • (1) Re: Systems Science • (1) Re: Laws Of Form • (1) • (2) • (3) • (4) The move is all over but the unpacking, and the time looks ripe to pick up this thread … Continue reading

Posted in Algorithms, Animata, Artificial Intelligence, Boolean Functions, C.S. Peirce, Cactus Graphs, Computation, Computational Complexity, Cybernetics, Data Structures, Differential Logic, Form, Formal Languages, Graph Theory, Inquiry, Inquiry Driven Systems, Intelligent Systems, Laws of Form, Learning, Logic, Logical Graphs, Mathematics, Minimal Negation Operators, Painted Cacti, Peirce, Pragmatics, Programming, Propositional Calculus, Propositional Equation Reasoning Systems, Reasoning, Semantics, Semiotics, Spencer Brown, Syntax, Theorem Proving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pragmatic Semiotic Information • Discussion 11

Re: Ontolog Forum • Ferenc Kovacs Re: Anja-Karina Pahl • Contradiction and Analogy as the Basis for Inventive Thinking One of the insights coming out of Peirce’s logical work is the fact that negative operations are more powerful than positive … Continue reading

Posted in Abduction, Aristotle, C.S. Peirce, Comprehension, Deduction, Definition, Determination, Extension, Hypothesis, Induction, Inference, Information, Information = Comprehension × Extension, Inquiry, Intension, Intention, Logic, Logic of Science, Mathematics, Measurement, Observation, Peirce, Perception, Phenomenology, Physics, Pragmatic Semiotic Information, Pragmatism, Probability, Quantum Mechanics, Scientific Method, Semiotics, Sign Relations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment