# Monthly Archives: October 2019

## Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • Discussion 3

Questions about the use of “semiotic triangles” and “semiotic triskelia” to represent triadic sign relations have come up again, as they often do in the wider world, prompting me to revisit an earlier comment on the subject and to tri, … Continue reading

## Survey of Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • 1

This is a Survey of blog and wiki resources on the theory of signs, variously known as semeiotic or semiotics, and the actions referred to as semiosis which transform signs among themselves in relation to their objects, all as based … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 32

Re: FB | Foundations of Mathematics • John Corcoran There was a huge — and of course ultimately futile — discussion of truth theories back in 2005 when the Wikipediot article on Truth was under development.  Pragmatists of one stripe … Continue reading

## Semiotics, Semiosis, Sign Relations • Discussion 2

Re: Richard Coyne • Recursion Again It’s a common mistake to confound infinite with unbounded.  A process can continue without end and still be “bounded in a nutshell”.  So a sign process can pass from sign to interpretant sign to … Continue reading

## Peirce’s 1870 “Logic Of Relatives” • Discussion 2

Re: Ecology of Systems Thinking • RS • TM My previous comment summed up my observations of a general drift toward “absolutist and dyadic ways of thinking” in various communities of inquiry of interest to me over the past 20 … Continue reading

## Peirce’s 1870 “Logic Of Relatives” • Comment 2

In a recent post on a related topic I gave this assessment of our present situation: One of the more disconcerting developments, I might say “devolutions”, I’ve observed over the past 20 years has been the general slippage back to … Continue reading

## Peirce’s 1870 “Logic of Relatives” • Comment 1

Peirce often stressed his Logic of Relatives as the key to unlocking many puzzles.  As I read him, it was Peirce’s drive to understand the Logic of Science that required the grounding of logic in the mathematical forms of triadic … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 31

One of the more disconcerting developments, I might say “devolutions”, I’ve observed over the last 20 years has been the general slippage back to absolutist and dyadic ways of thinking, all of it due to the stubborn pull of unchecked reductionism … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 30

Re: Ontolog Forum • Mihai Nadin Re: Peirce List • Helmut Raulien I first encountered Peirce’s dimensions of generality and vagueness — two measures of determinacy on sign relations describing the extent to which objects are determined by signs and … Continue reading

## The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 29

Re: Ontolog Forum • JA • JFS cc: Systems Science • Structural Modeling • Ontolog Forum • Laws of Form • Cybernetics