Monthly Archives: October 2019

The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 28

Re: The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 20 I had to go back and remind myself why I took up this thread again, but at least it supplies a lot of material for future study on … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 27

Re: Peirce List • John Sowa It’s been my observation over many decades that people invoke the “ethics of terminology” mainly to inveigh against everyone’s innovations but their own, so these days I’ve shifted my attention to the “pragmatics of … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 26

Re: Peirce List • John Sowa Questions about Peirce’s use of “formal” and “normative” in relation to logic and semiotic have arisen on the Peirce List once again, but I have to run off to another appointment, so for now I’ll … Continue reading

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The Difference That Makes A Difference That Peirce Makes : 25

I’ve been detecting something approaching a mini-zeitgeist lately.  Ideas and issues popping up in my recent discussions and readings keep reminding me of themes I first encountered in Peirce’s early work, especially the Lectures on the Logic of Science (1865–1866) … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 12

Re: Peirce List • JFS • JBD Different minds are drawn to Peirce for different reasons and they tend to discover different stores of value there.  I was attracted to his work largely for his insights into logic, math, and … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 11

Re: Peirce List • Helmut Raulien There is a kind of “second cousin” kinship between category markers and grammatical aspects, moods, or tenses.  In several drafts of an earlier comment I experimented with grammatical terms like conjugation, declension, diacritic, inflection, … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 10

Re: Cybernetics • Bernard Cohen I began that note on the Precursors of Category Theory as a purely exploratory sketch, plotting a few points on a single theme with no plans of making an exhaustive survey.  Even at that I … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 9

Re: FB | Systems Sciences • Kenneth Lloyd Scanning the spectrum of sources I sampled in my Precursors of Category Theory, there are many differences in the categorical paradigms different observers developed over the centuries.  Just for starters, the numbers … Continue reading

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Peirce’s Categories • 8

Re: Peirce Society Facebook Page • Ricardo Bibi Tamtam Durski The best way to get clear about Peirce’s categories is to look to their origin in Aristotle’s concept of a category, in effect nothing more mysterious than a grammatical device … Continue reading

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Ontologies As Systems • Comment 1

Re: Ontolog Forum • Joseph Simpson The reason I’ve been maintaining an interdisciplinary perspective in my postings to the Ontolog Forum, Structural Modeling, and Systems Science groups is because each one stresses a distinct but necessary aspect of a systems … Continue reading

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