# Category Archives: Abstraction

## Charles Sanders Peirce, George Spencer Brown, and Me • 16

Re: Conceptual Graphs • Gary Zhu GZ: I’m quite confused on why people are interested in Laws of Form. What is LOF trying to do? Is it just rewriting logic or is there something more fundamental. e.g. a universal algebraic … Continue reading

## Notes On Categories • 2

Re: Category Theory • Joe Moeller JM: In category theory, we have this perspective that we should focus attention on maps, on the relationships between objects, rather than on the objects themselves.  What’s your favorite examples of people giving a … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 8

Re: Category Theory • Henry Story Re: Laws of Form • Lyle Anderson LA: As I am trying to get “frame sync” on this discussion, as the satellite communications people say, I am taking clues from the introduction to the … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 7

Re: Category Theory • Henry 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 : … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 6

Re: Category Theory • Henry Story HS: I’d love it of course if all of Peirce’s graphs could be mapped to CT.  That would help me integrate that work a lot faster.  Or alternatively, if one could work out exactly … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 5

Re: C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 2 Re: Category Theory • Henry Story • Avi Craimer • Henry Story Dear Avi, Henry, Diagrams are a mixed bag, a complex and polymorphic species, in Peircean semiotics.  All diagrams in common use, … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 4

Re: C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 3 Re: Category Theory • Kyle Rivelli Dear Kyle, My Inquiry Into Inquiry blog has a Survey page where I collect blog and wiki resources on all the longer-running topics I write and … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 3

Re: Category Theory • Kyle Rivelli KR: I really enjoyed the Diagrammatic Immanence book. Gangle has another book that goes into more depth with Peirce: Gianluca Caterina and Rocco Gangle (2016), Iconicity and Abduction. Thanks, Kyle, I’ve been looking at … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 2

Re: Category Theory • Henry Story HS: This book Diagrammatic Immanence [preview] has a whole chapter on Peirce and Category Theory. There’s a two‑culture tension in the reception of Peirce these days.  Maybe it’s always been that way but it … Continue reading

## C.S. Peirce and Category Theory • 1

Cf: Category Theory • Jon Awbrey I will use this space to post what comes to mind by way of Peirce and Category Theory. Just to get the ball rolling (in good Sisyphean style) here’s my blog of mostly Peirce-related … Continue reading