C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 7

Re: Category TheoryHenry Story

HS:
I’d be very interested in the comments of people who know about Peirce on the two chapters in the book Diagrammatic Immanence I linked to above on “3. Peirce” and “4. Diagrams of Variation : Functor Categories and Presheaves”.  The chapter on Presheaves has some good intuitions on how to explain them that I recognise from studying them a year ago.  At the end of that chapter the author Rocco Gangle argues that Peirce’s diagrams can be modelled in terms of Category Theory.  I would have expected a long list of articles to follow to underwrite that claim.  Perhaps this is all well known in Peirce or CT circles …

Dear Henry,

Things are a little calmer in my neck of the woods at the moment so I’m paddling back up Peirce Bayou to clear up some of the points I missed during last week’s tempest and root canal.  An hour’s expedition through Amazon’s creeks and tributaries finally turned up a pearl of not too great a price so far as Diagrammatic Immanence goes so I tumbled for a paperback edition to arrive in a couple of weeks but the purchase lets me read it on Kindle right away.  So I’ll be perusing that …

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